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kin

noun [plural] uk   us   /kɪn/
old-fashioned family and relationsnext of kin formal your closest relation or relations: We can't release his name until we have informed his next of kin.
Translations of “kin”
in Arabic أقْرِباء…
in Korean 친척…
in Malaysian keluarga…
in French famille…
in Turkish hısım, akraba…
in Italian famiglia, parentela, parenti…
in Chinese (Traditional) 家屬, 親屬, 親戚…
in Russian родственники…
in Polish rodzina…
in Vietnamese dòng họ…
in Spanish familia, parientes…
in Portuguese família…
in Thai ญาติ…
in German die Verwandtschaft…
in Catalan parents, familiars…
in Japanese 親族…
in Indonesian kerabat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 家属, 亲属, 亲戚…
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