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next of kin

noun [C]
 
 
( plural next of kin) formal
the person you are most closely related to: The names of the dead cannot be released until their next of kin have been notified.Family relations in general
Translations of “next of kin”
in Chinese (Traditional) 直系親屬…
in Russian ближайший родственник…
in Turkish en yakın akraba…
in Chinese (Simplified) 直系亲属…
in Polish najbliższa rodzina…
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