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relative
used in Allegiant

2 meanings, 4 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
the relative importance
Definition
compared with something else (not an absolute value or not complete)
  • The Bureau is different from most government agencies, because of the focused nature of our work and our contained, relatively remote location.
    p. 150.8
  • After a few generations, when your city didn't tear itself apart and the others did, the Bureau implemented the faction components in the newer cities—Saint Louis, Detroit, and Minneapolis—using the relatively new Indianapolis experiment as a control group.
    p. 149.9

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2  —1 use as in:
they are relatives
Definition
connected
in various senses, including:
  • a person related by blood or marriage — as in "The hospital won't let me visit her because I'm not a relative."
  • a plant or animal related by origin or grouping — "The closest relative of the dog is the gray wolf."
  • But Edith is an Abnegation name, and my father's relatives must have been Erudite, so ...."
    p. 2.0

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?  —1 use
exact meaning not specified
  • We can pretend that we don't belong there anymore, while we're living in relative safety in this place, but we do.
    p. 366.9

There are no more uses of "relative" in Allegiant.

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