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Part of speech: Noun

A person connected with another by blood or marriage; a word which refers to an antecedent; as, the pronouns who, which, that, are relatives.

Part of speech: Adjective

Having or expressing connection with, or reference to, something; as, their conversation was relative to business; comparative; as, the relative value of two things; having meaning only in connection with something else; as, mother and daughter are relative terms; in grammar, referring to an antecedent; as, a relative pronoun.

Part of speech: Adverb


Part of speech: Noun


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