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noun 
  1. someone in the same family; someone connected by blood, marriage, or adoption
  2. refer to relativity for a scientific definition
Translations: 
  • Dutch: familielid, bloedverwant
  • French: parent
  • German: Verwandte
  • Italian: parente , congiunto
adjective 
  1. not absolute; connected to or depending on something else
Translations: 
  • Dutch: relatief
  • French: relatif, relative
  • German: verwandt
  • Italian: relativo
    • Japanese: é¢é£ãã (ãããããã, kanren-shita), ç¸å¯¾ç㪠(ããããã¦ããª, soutaitekina)
    • Spanish: relativo , relativa
    Etymology: From Latin relativus, adjective form with suffix -ivus, from relatus, perfect passive participle of referre, literally carry again, from prefix re-, again + ferre, bear or carry, from PIE ??


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