Meaning of “relations” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ plural ] us uk /rɪˈleɪʃənz/
Extra Examples
Most national governments maintain peaceful relations with one another.The company has a poor record of industrial relations.Relations between the two counties have become strained.The country has restored relations with the United States.The minister believes that close trade relations with Britain are essential.

B2 the way two people or groups feel and behave towards each other:

It was an attempt to restore diplomatic relations between the two countries.
→ See also public relations , race relations

(Definition of “relations” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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