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relation noun 1 an act of relating. 2 a telling or narrating. 3 the state or way of being related. 4 a connection or relationship between one person or thing and another. 5 someone who belongs to the same family through birth or marriage; a relative. 6 kinship. 7 a reference; b respect. 8 (relations) social, political or personal contact between people, countries, etc. 9 (relations) euphemistic sexual intercourse. 10 philos a quality that can be predicated, not of a single thing, but only of two or more things together. in or with relation to something in reference to it; with respect to it.
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