Relative

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Definition

a relative: a relation, a member of one's family, a person related by blood or marriage
noun

relative: corresponding, respective, reciprocal; comparative
adjective

Examples

  • "I've got a relative coming in from Ireland."
  • "It is also quite common for management positions to be given to friends and relatives of the boss, a practice that is called "nepotism"."

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