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stepfamily

[step-fam-uh-lee, -fam-lee] /ˈstɛpˌfæm ə li, -ˌfæm li/
noun, plural stepfamilies.
1.
a family composed of a parent, a stepparent, and a child or children by a previous marriage.
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  • Implications of remarriage and stepfamily formation for marriage education.
  • His research focuses on factors and interventions that enhance remarriage quality and stepfamily functioning.

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