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relation
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 8
3. Connection by consanguinity or affinity; kinship; relationship; as, the relation of parents and children.
4. A person connected by cosanguinity or affinity; a relative; a kinsman or kinswoman.
5. The carrying back, and giving effect or operation to, an act or proceeding frrom some previous date or time, by a sort of fiction, as if it had happened or begun at that time. In such case the act is said to take effect by relation.
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