n. a family unit that results from the union of two parents, both with a child or children from previous relationships. As such it is a combination of two families. See permeable family. Compare simple stepfamily.

BLENDED FAMILY: "A product of marriage and remarriage, a blended family unit is all about making second chances work. "
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