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English definition of “related”

related

adjective (FAMILY)    /rɪˈleɪ.tɪd/ US  /-t̬ɪd/
B2 If people are related, they belong to the same family: She claims she is related to royalty. Jim and I are related by marriage.Family relations in general If different types of animal are related, they come from the same type of animal: The cat and the lion are related species.Species and gendersCategories and varieties
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