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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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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

  • And if such an enchantment exists, then the ownership of the house is most likely to pass to the eldest of Sirius’s living relatives, which would mean his cousin, Bellatrix Lestrange.
  • In the summer of his sixteenth year, he left the orphanage to which he returned annually and set off to find his Gaunt relatives.

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  • What was more, further disappearances had been reported in the Daily Prophet, including several relatives of students at Hogwarts.
  • "I’m losing track of what’s happening to everyone’s relatives, to be honest," said Ron.

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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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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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