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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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