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relative
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Harry Potter (#7) and the Deathly Hallows
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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

  • "Good day to you, Harry Potter’s relatives!" said Dedalus happily striding into the living room.
  • Harry had met this attitude before Witches and wizards seemed stunned that his closed living relatives took so little interest in the famous Harry Potter.

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  • The plan was to introduce Harry as "Cousin Barny" and trust to the great number of Weasley relatives to camouflage him.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Weasley strolled up the aisle, smiling and waving at relatives; Mrs. Weasley was wearing a brand-new set of amethyst colored robes with a matching hat.
  • The only people in real danger are the ones whose friends and relatives on the outside are giving trouble.
  • It had worked really well, kidnapping kids to force their relatives to behave.

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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
  • She is also a relative of yours?
  • Nevertheless, unless you can prove that you have at least one close Wizarding relative, you are now deemed to have obtained your magical power illegally and must suffer the punishment.

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  • Or is he a relative?" he added with a glance at Harry’s red curly hair.

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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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