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relative

noun [C] uk   /ˈrel.ə.tɪv/  us   /-t̬ɪv/
B1 a member of your family: I don't have many blood relatives (= people related to me by birth rather than by marriage). All her close/distant relatives came to the wedding.
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relative

adjective uk   /ˈrel.ə.tɪv/  us   /-t̬ɪv/ formal

relative adjective (COMPARING)

C1 being judged or measured in comparison with something else: We weighed up the relative advantages of driving there or going by train. true to a particular degree when compared with other things: Since I got a job, I've been living in relative comfort (= more comfort than before).
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relative adjective (CONNECTED)

relative to C2 If something is relative to something else, it changes according to the speed or level of the other thing: The amount of petrol a car uses is relative to its speed. If something is relative to a particular subject, it is connected with it: Are these documents relative to the discussion?
Traducciones de “relative”
en coreano 친척…
en árabe قَريب…
en portugués parente…
en catalán parent, -a…
en japonés 親戚, 身内…
en italiano parente…
en chino (tradicionál) 親戚, 親屬…
en ruso родственник…
en turco akraba…
en chino (simplificado) 亲戚, 亲属…
en polaco krewn-y/a…
(Definition of relative from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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