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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 cancerLinking and relatingRegarding and concerningConnecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixtures
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