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relative
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Anne Of Green Gables
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as in: they are relatives Define
connected in various senses such as:
  • a person related by blood or marriage
  • a plant or animal related by origin or grouping

  • Father and mother had both come from places far away and it was well known they hadn’t any relatives living.
  • She divided her children among her relatives and went to the States.

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  • She was not to board with the other girls, who all had relatives in town to take pity on them.

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  • Police are searching for friends or relatives who might know something about her plans that night.
  • I have relatives in California.

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unspecified meaning
  • But she said nothing, to him, relative to the affair, until they were both out in the yard behind the barn milking the cows.

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as in: the relative importance Define
compared with something else (not an absolute value or not complete)
as in: they are relatives Define
connected in various senses such as:
  • a person related by blood or marriage
  • a plant or animal related by origin or grouping

as in: questions relative to the topic Define
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