font family

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1. (type family) (typography) The complete set of characters in a single typeface design (e.g. Palatino) in all its sizes (e.g. 10 point, 12 point) and styles (e.g. italic, bold).

2. In HTML and stylesheets, generic font families are general categories of fonts: these include serif, sans-serif, and cursive.

Subjects: Media Studies.

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