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relationshipnoun [C]

 us   /rɪˈleɪ·ʃənˌʃɪp/
the way in which things are connected or work together: Write an essay on the economic relationship between farming and transportation.
A relationship is the way two or more people are connected, or the way they behave toward each other: "What is your relationship to the soloist?" "She's my daughter." The two men have a good working relationship.
A relationship is also a close romantic friendship between two people.
(Definition of relationship from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"relationship" in British English

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relationshipnoun [C]

uk   /rɪˈleɪ.ʃən.ʃɪp/  us   /rɪˈleɪ.ʃən.ʃɪp/
  • relationship noun [C] (CONNECTION)

B2 the way in which two things are connected: Scientists have established the relationship between lung cancer and smoking.

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  • relationship noun [C] (FRIENDSHIP)

B1 the way in which two or more people feel and behave towards each other: He has a very good relationship with his uncle.
B1 a close romantic friendship between two people, often a sexual one: Have you had any serious relationships in the past year?
a love/hate relationship
a relationship in which you have feelings of love and hate for someone or something
(Definition of relationship from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"relationship" in Business English

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relationshipnoun [C]

uk   us   /rɪˈleɪʃənʃɪp/
the way in which two or more companies, countries, or people behave towards each other: Creating lasting relationships is vital for success in business. We have an excellent working relationship with the university. We have established long-lasting business relationships with a wide range of clients.relationship between sb (and sb) The relationship between labor and management was strained beyond breaking point.build/develop/establish a relationship Many telecom companies are building relationships in developing countries. a good/close relationship a business/personal relationship
a connection between two or more facts, events, etc.: relationship between sth (and sth) This research shows that the relationship between globalization and e-commerce is complex and varied. There is a direct relationship between the two announcements.
(Definition of relationship from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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