noun a relation between people; (`relationship' is often used where `relation' would serve, as in `the relationship between inflation and unemployment', but the preferred usage of `relationship' is for human relations or states of relatedness)
- the relationship between mothers and their children
noun a state of connectedness between people (especially an emotional connection)
- he didn't want his wife to know of the relationship
noun a state involving mutual dealings between people or parties or countries
noun (anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption
family relationship; kinship.
- The state of being related by kindred, affinity, or other alliance.
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