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English translation: large family

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Russian term or phrase:многодетная семья
English translation:large family
Entered by: Alexander Alexandrov
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10:06 Apr 6, 2001
Russian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Russian term or phrase: многодетная семья
социально-экономический текст
parus
large family
Explanation:
In the Soviet Union and Russia this means a family with many children, for which certain privileges are granted by the state.

Other equivalents: long family, family with many children.
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Alexander Alexandrov
Russian Federation
Local time: 02:29
Grading comment
Thank you very much. I have just made sure with google.com that "large family" is the most frequent and closest English equivalent of this Russian phrase.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
nalarge family
Alexander Alexandrov
nalarge family
Andrei Dubrovitsky
naa multi-child familyRobert Jackson
nalong familySerge
nafamily with many children
Natalie


  

Answers


53 mins
family with many children


Explanation:
family with many children

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Natalie
Poland
Local time: 00:29
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in pair: 3936
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1 hr
long family


Explanation:
long family — очень большая /многодетная/ семья

large small family — многодетная семья

Multilex 2.0

Hope it can help you.
Best Regards,
Serge


Serge
PRO pts in pair: 4
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3 hrs
a multi-child family


Explanation:
I think this works better than trying to turn the phrase around.

Robert Jackson
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1 day 53 mins
large family


Explanation:
просто по-английски "многодетная семья" -- "large family"

Andrei Dubrovitsky
Russian Federation
Local time: 02:29
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
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1 day 16 hrs
large family


Explanation:
In the Soviet Union and Russia this means a family with many children, for which certain privileges are granted by the state.

Other equivalents: long family, family with many children.


    A.I.Smirnitsky. Russian-English Dictionary, 1989.
    Yu.D.Apresyan. New English-Russian Dictionary. 1993.
Alexander Alexandrov
Russian Federation
Local time: 02:29
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in pair: 98
Grading comment
Thank you very much. I have just made sure with google.com that "large family" is the most frequent and closest English equivalent of this Russian phrase.
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