family values

plural noun

  1. the moral and ethical principles traditionally upheld and transmitted within a family, as honesty, loyalty, industry, and faith.

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One lefty tweeter even complained that an invasion of icky American tourists would undermine “family values” in Cuba.

There are, of course, already tourists clotting Cuban beaches and hotels—many of which are chains—undermining “family values.”

This was a series that traded the glorification of moral bankruptcy for family values.

Nevermind that Newmark has never preached family values, nor is he a particularly well-known MP.

Bob McDonnell went from GOP family-values godsend to blaming everything on his ‘nut bag’ wife.

But mankind, trying many experiments with family life, has found in the monogamous family values unique and indispensable.

I mean schools that work, economic independence for the poor, restoring respect for family life and family values.

And now let me turn to three other matters vital to family values and the quality of family life.


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