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Meaning of “nephew” in the English Dictionary

"nephew" in British English

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nephewnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈnef.juː/ /ˈnev-/
B1 a ​son of ​yoursister or ​brother, or a ​son of the ​sister or ​brother of ​yourhusband or ​wife
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(Definition of nephew from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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nephewnoun [C]

 us   /ˈnef·ju/
a ​son of someone’s ​brother or ​sister, or a ​son of someone’s husband’s or wife’s ​sister or ​brother
(Definition of nephew from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “nephew”
in Korean (남자) 조카…
in Arabic اِبْن الأَخّ أَو الأُخْت…
in Malaysian anak saudara, anak buah lelaki…
in French neveu, nièce…
in Russian племянник…
in Chinese (Traditional) 侄子, 外甥…
in Italian nipote (di zii) (m)…
in Turkish erkek yeğen…
in Polish bratanek, siostrzeniec…
in Spanish sobrino, sobrina…
in Vietnamese cháu trai…
in Portuguese sobrinho…
in Thai หลานชาย…
in German der Neffe, die Nichte…
in Catalan nebot…
in Japanese 甥(おい)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 侄子, 外甥…
in Indonesian kemenakan laki-laki…
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