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relative
'rɛlətɪv
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English Definition
(形) As an adjective
  1. Estimated by comparison; not absolute or complete.
  2. Properly related in size or degree or other measurable characteristics.
(名) As a noun
  1. An animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus).
  2. A person related by blood or marriage.
Hyphenationrel•a•tive
Part of Speech(形) adjective, (名) noun
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亲属qīnshǔkin; kindred; relatives
亲戚qīnqia relative (i.e. family relation)
相关xiāngguānrelated; relevant; pertinent; to be interrelated; (statistics) correlation
相对的xiāngduì derelatively
相对xiāngduìrelatively; opposite; to resist; to oppose; relative; vis-a-vis; counterpart
比较bǐjiàoto compare; to contrast; comparatively; relatively; quite; comparison
relative; parent; grief; sorrow; battle-axe; (Chinese surname)
戚属qīshǔrelative; family member; dependent
qīnparent; one's own (flesh and blood); relative; related; marriage; bride; close; intimate; in person; first-hand; in favor of; pro-; to kiss; (Internet slang) dear
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