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English definition of “relationship”

relationship

noun     /rɪˈleɪʃənʃɪp/
BEHAVIOUR [C] B1 the way two people or groups feel and behave towards each other: He has a very good relationship with his older sister .Linking and relatingRegarding and concerningFamily relations in general
ROMANTIC [C] B1 a sexual or romantic friendship : I don't feel ready for a relationship at the moment .Marriage, cohabitation and other relationships
CONNECTION [C, U] B2 a connection between two or more things: the relationship between sunburn and skin cancer Linking and relatingRegarding and concerningConnecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixtures
(Definition of relationship noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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