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family values

plural noun
1.
the moral and ethical principles traditionally upheld and transmitted within a family, as honesty, loyalty, industry, and faith.
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  • And wildly varying family values make it difficult to spell out universal rights.
  • They have skilfully courted immigrant voters partly by appealing to family values.
  • But when it comes to values-especially family values-the gap is wide.
  • He preaches the virtues of personal responsibility and family values, and practises them too.
  • Bush has been trumpeting the value of education at every opportunity as part of his theme of family values.
  • Rarely does anyone point out how the market itself can undermine family values in the name of growth.
  • family values thrived, as the value of families was confirmed.
  • And few of these encounters can be said to promote traditional family values.
  • These family values are not options for a happy and stable life.
  • Talking about family values and how he's done his best to uphold those values.

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