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next of kin

noun [C] uk   us   (plural next of kin)
the person or group of people you are most closely related to: We cannot release the names of the soldiers who were killed until we have informed their next of kin.
Translations of “next of kin”
in Chinese (Traditional) 直系親屬…
in Russian ближайший родственник…
in Turkish en yakın akraba…
in Chinese (Simplified) 直系亲属…
in Polish najbliższa rodzina…
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