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  • n. Attributive form of family size

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Examples

  • All he had to do was call the nearest airport and tell them he had a family-size tube of Crest and he was booking a flight.

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  • Next year, a new family-size sedan is scheduled to roll off the assembly lines at a newly built $1 billion plant in Chattanooga, Tenn.

    Volkswagen Aims at Fast Lane in U.S.

  • A sociologist here at the University of Iowa, Jennifer Glass, did a study on immigrant family size and found that in the first generation, immigrants tend to retain the family-size expectations of their homeland, while the second generation, born in the new culture, takes on that culture's model.

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  • "The university's a world-class institution at the forefront of academia," he said, standing in front of shelves stacked with family-size cans of mangoes and imported prawn-flavored chips.

    Cambridge Election Isn't Academic as Four Compete to Be Chancellor

  • Meanwhile, Toyota Motor Corp. and Honda Motor Co. built huge followings for their family-size cars and compacts—Camry, Accord, Corolla and Civic—and used that base to sustain a 30-year expansion in market share, pushing Detroit to the brink of collapse.

    Revitalized Detroit Makes Bold Bets on New Models

  • The combination of a single tax rate with a family-size allowance—shielding, say, the first $35,000 of income for a family of four—ensures that everyone would pay the same marginal tax rate above that level.

    Flat Is the New Fair

  • The firm plans to soften the blow by offering value, with family-size packages of Oreos and Ritz crackers, for example.

    Inflation Hits Consumers, Food Prices

  • In addition to increasing security measures, the county is trying to make the airport more passenger-friendly with family-size bathrooms and a bigger departure lounge.

    Soaring in Westchester

  • On average 1kg is equivalent to one family-size towel, a 6kg washer can wash a king-size duvet cover, and an 11kg washer will wash all your king-size bed linen plus three or four towels in one wash.

    Lighten the load

  • The family-size apartment was listed for more than $6 million, she said.

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