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"sibling" in British English

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siblingnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈsɪb.lɪŋ/ formal
C2 a ​brother or ​sister: I have four siblings: three ​brothers and a ​sister. There was ​great sibling rivalry (= ​competition) between Peter and his ​brother.
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(Definition of sibling from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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siblingnoun [C]

 us   /ˈsɪb·lɪŋ/
a ​brother or ​sister: I have four siblings.
(Definition of sibling from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sibling”
in Korean 형제, 자매…
in Arabic شَقيق…
in Malaysian saudara kandung…
in Russian брат или сестра…
in Chinese (Traditional) 兄, 弟, 姐…
in Italian fratello, sorella…
in Turkish kardeş…
in Polish brat, siostra, rodzeństwo…
in Spanish Hermano / Hermana…
in Vietnamese anh chị em ruột…
in Portuguese irmão, irmã…
in Thai พี่น้อง…
in Catalan germà, -ana…
in Japanese 姉妹, 兄弟…
in Chinese (Simplified) 兄, 弟, 姐…
in Indonesian saudara…
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