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sister

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈsɪstər/
RELATIVE A1 a girl or woman who has the same parents as you
siostra
an older/younger sister my big/little sisterFamily relations in general
RELIGION ( also Sister) a nun (= woman who lives in a female religious group)
siostra
Sister BridgetMonks and nuns
NURSE ( also Sister) a female nurse in the UK who is responsible for a hospital ward (= an area of a hospital containing beds for ill people)
(siostra) oddziałowa
Doctors and health workers generally
MEMBER a woman who is a member of the same race, religious group, organization, etc
siostra
Kinds of womenMen and womenPosition and status in groups and organizations
(Definition of sister from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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