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sister

noun [C]     /ˈsɪs.tər/ US  /-tɚ/
a girl or woman who has the same parents as another person 姐姐,妹妹 Sophie and Emily are sisters. 索菲和埃米莉是姐妹。 Emily is Sophie's younger/little/older/big sister. 埃米莉是索菲的妹妹/姐姐。 Family relations in general
a girl or woman who treats you in the kind way that a sister would 像姐妹一样的人 Lynn's such a good friend - she's like a sister to me. 琳恩真是一个好朋友——她就像我的姐妹一样。 Family relations in general
a woman who shares an interest with you, especially that of improving women's rights (尤指在改善妇女权利方面)志同道合的姐妹 [as form of address] "We must continue the fight, sisters!" “我们必须继续战斗,姐妹们!” Kinds of womenMen and women
US old-fashioned informal used to address a woman (用于称呼妇女) OK, sister, move it! 好了,大姐,赶紧吧! Friendly and unfriendly terms of address
UK a nurse who is in charge of a department of a hospital 护士长 Doctors and health workers generally
a female member of a religious group, especially a nun 修女,尼姑 Monks and nuns
(Definition of sister noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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