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Meaning of “brother-in-law” - Learner’s Dictionary

brother-in-law

noun [C]     /ˈbrʌðərɪnlɔː/ ( plural brothers-in-law)
B2 the man married to your sister, or the brother of your husband or wifeFamily relations in general
Translations of “brother-in-law”
in Korean 시동생, 처남 등…
in Arabic صِهْر…
in Portuguese cunhado…
in Catalan cunyat…
in Japanese 義兄, 義弟(夫または妻の兄弟)…
in Italian cognato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大伯子, 小叔子, 內兄…
in Russian зять, деверь, шурин…
in Turkish enişte, bacanak, kayın birader…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大伯子, 小叔子, 内兄…
in Polish szwagier…
(Definition of brother-in-law from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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