empty nest

 A family whose children have grown up and left home.

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • Empty nest syndrome — is a general feeling of loneliness that parents/other guardian relatives may feel when one or more of their children leave home. While more common in women, it can happen to both sexes. The marriage of a child can lead to similar feelings, with… …   Wikipedia

  • Empty Nest Bed & Breakfast — (Фангареи,Новая Зеландия) Категория отеля: Адрес: 46 Cairnfield Road, 01 …   Каталог отелей

  • empty-nest syndrome — ☆ empty nest syndrome [emp′tē nest′ ] n. a form of mental depression said to be caused in women by the loss felt when their children grow up and leave home * * * …   Universalium

  • empty-nest syndrome — ☆ empty nest syndrome [emp′tē nest′ ] n. a form of mental depression said to be caused in women by the loss felt when their children grow up and leave home …   English World dictionary

  • Empty Nest (TV series) — infobox television show name = Empty Nest caption = format = Sitcom runtime = 25 minutes creator = Susan Harris starring = Richard Mulligan Kristy McNichol Dinah Manoff David Leisure Park Overall Paul Provenza Lisa Rieffel Marsha Warfield Estelle …   Wikipedia

  • Empty-Nest-Syndrom — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 Z60 Empty Nest Syndrom (ENS) Kontaktanlässe mit Bezug auf die soziale Umgebung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • empty-nest syndrome — Traditionally in Chinese families, adult children live with their elderly parents under the same roof. Chinese people start to experience empty nest syndrome as a result of social change. Empty nest syndrome is very peculiar in China in several… …   Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture

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