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immediate family

A person's spouse, children, siblings and parents, spouse's siblings and parents, and spouses of person's children
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Contract awarded for Challenger Institute of Technology (Challenger) has a requirement for the successful Respondent to provide a confidential and professional counselling service, on an as required~ basis, to approximately 900 employees of the Challenger and their immediate families (usually family members living under the same roof).
Male chimps collaborate in a variety of ways and, like people, often find partners outside of their immediate families for cooperative ventures, according to a long-term study of these creatures in the wild.
However, your in law--coverage question prompted Access America to examine its policy; the company decided to "do the right thing" and extend coverage to domestic partners' immediate families.
5) Additionally, although the identity of an informant is kept strictly classified, informants and their immediate families are eligible to participate in the attorney general's Witness Protection Program.
The AICPA's new rules would permit partners and employees in the audit firm, or their immediate families, to hold investments in the client if they could not have significant influence over the client.
Our condolences go to the immediate families and to the people of New York who may have been unnerved by the crash and subsequent emergency services response," said CIRRUS Vice-President Business Administration, Bill King.
Furthermore, NIH employees in key positions and members of their immediate families will be forced to sell stock holdings in biomedical firms.
CINCINNATI -- The "America Says" Survey issued for Summer, 2006 documents what a happy bunch Americans are: 77 percent are either extremely or somewhat happy in general, and their major sources of happiness are their love lives and their immediate families.
They employed 22 "marker" enzymes to make cuts at precise points along the X chromosomes of 40 pairs of homosexual brothers (including all those from the family study) and available members of their immediate families.
The Credit Union, a member owned non-profit financial cooperative serving North Carolina's State and public school employees and their immediate families, attributes its growth to quality member service, added convenience and "word of mouth" advertising.
Mark Twisdale, SECU Senior Vice-President of Human Resources represented the Credit Union at the Awards Ceremony and comments, "As State Employees' Credit Union serves the state agency and university employees and their immediate families, it is fitting that SECU's members would want to honor the State of North Carolina's top employees.
SunCom Associates and their immediate families are not eligible to participate.

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