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kinship

noun [U] uk   /ˈkɪn.ʃɪp/ us  
the relationship between members of the same family: Different ethnic groups have different systems of kinship.Family relations in general a feeling of being close or similar to other people or things: He felt a real sense of kinship with his fellow soldiers.
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