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No, the term 'whole family' is a noun phrase, a group of words based on a noun that can function as a unit in a sentence.
The noun phrase 'whole family' is made up of the noun 'family' described by the adjective 'whole'.

Example functions:
The whole family loves to go camping. (subject of the sentence)
Grandma made enough to feed the whole family. (direct object of the verb 'to feed')

Note: In the example sentences, the article 'the' is part of the complete noun phrase 'the whole family'.
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