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relation

noun (CONNECTION)    /rɪˈleɪ.ʃən/
B2 [U] the connection or similarity between two things: The relation between the original book and this new film is very faint. She bears no relation to (= she is not similar to) her brother.Linking and relatingRegarding and concerning in/with relation to sth B2 in connection with something: She used the map to discover where she was in relation to her surroundings.Linking and relatingRegarding and concerningRegarding and concerningLinking and relating
(Definition of relation noun (CONNECTION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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