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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Relationship  \Re*la"tion*ship\,  n. 
  The  state  of  being  related  by  kindred,  affinity,  or  other 
  alliance.  --Mason. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  relationship 
  n  1:  (`relationship'  is  often  used  where  `relation'  would  serve 
  (as  in  "the  relationship  between  inflation  and 
  unemployment"))  preferred  usage  of  `relationship'  is  for 
  human  relations  or  states  of  relatedness;  "the 
  relationship  between  mothers  and  children"  [syn:  {human 
  relationship}] 
  2:  a  state  of  connectedness  between  people  (especially  an 
  emotional  connection);  "he  didn't  want  his  wife  to  know  of 
  the  relationship" 
  3:  a  state  involving  mutual  dealings  between  people  or  parties 
  or  countries 
  4:  state  of  relatedness  or  connection  by  blood  or  marriage  or 
  adoption  [syn:  {kinship},  {family  relationship}] 




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