English [ edit ]
Adjective [ edit ]
( family - friendly comparative , more family-friendly superlative )
Suitable for families consisting of parents and minor children.
This family friendly paradise - with its giant snow slides, outdoor amphitheatre, and traditional winter activities - is the ideal destination for the young and old alike. Promoting the welfare of the family structure.
2003 May 1, “Joint Report On Social Inclusion”, in Commission of the European Communities :  [...] reviewing the parental leave and maternity schemes and, finally, raising awareness of employers about the importance of creating a family-friendly working environment. ( US ) Devoid of material deemed inappropriate for children such as sexually-explicit text or images, use of profanity, or references to the use of illegal drugs.
Usage notes [ edit ]
Often used in a subjective context where the meaning is colored by the user's social, religious, cultural or political perspective on what constitutes appropriate content, activities, or support for families.
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