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relationsnoun [plural]

uk   us   /rɪˈleɪʃənz/
the ​relationships that exist between two ​people, ​organizations, or countries, and whether these are good or ​bad: The ​meetingprovided both ​sides with an ​opportunity to ​exchange views on the ​currentstate of U.S.-China relations. The ​governmentneeds to ​build up better relations with private-sector ​providers.relations between sb (and sb) Local ​partnerships have ​worked well together, ​establishing good relations between ​employers and ​learningcentres. It is in a company's ​interests to ​create good relations with its ​investors.improve/jeopardize/repair relations Countries that ​renege on their ​commitment will inevitably ​jeopardize relations with the World Bank. diplomatic/​economic/​external relations
(Definition of relations from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “relations”
in Turkish münasebetler, ilişkiler…
in Russian отношения…
in Polish stosunki…
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