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relationship

(Family tie), noun affinity, blood relation, blood ties, consanguinity, extraction, family connection, kindredship, kinship, lineage, propinquitas, relation
Associated concepts: blood relationship, intestate succession, paternity proceeding
Foreign phrases: Affinis mei affinis non est mihi affinis.One who is a relative of my relative by marriage is not my relative.

relationship

(Connection), noun alignment, analogy, appositeness, association, bearing, bond, coaction, coalition, cognatio, cognation, combination
See also: affiliation, affinity, association, bloodline, chain, connection, contact, filiation, kinship, nexus, privity, propinquity, proportion, rapport, relation, relevance
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Furthermore, theories that focus on mate selection within the context of long-term marital relationships may not be applicable to adolescents.
These SSA relationships include DLA and the supplier; some include the Services; and others include the Defense Contract Management Agency.
Most live openly in their communities, but there are some people in the relationships who have avoided telling their families that they have more than one partner.
Her friends saw the maturity difference between them as a difficult gap to bridge but hesitated to tell her because she seemed so happy and optimistic about the relationship.
The articles of this special issue seek to interact with this debate by exploring the manner in which personal relationships and, in turn, the interpersonal nature of community and identity on a local level, have significantly influenced subjects which are frequently conceived of in much broader, impersonal terms, such as migration, urban poverty, nationality, imperialism, state institutions, and the Great War.
Relationships are the linchpin to our approach to building capabilities.
My relationships have always been unconventional in some ways, whether because of my queerness, my gender identity or my color.
Partnerships with men who can provide financially are essential, transactional relationships (in which sex is exchanged for material goods or other support) are common, and relationships with older men are the norm (12,13).
Here is the heart of the book: Relationships are built on trust.
Clearly, some church members will never want to do this and regard any moral approval of same-sex relationships as contrary to church teachings.
Keywords: non-custodial fathers, father-child relationships, never married fathers, single-parent households, child support, visitation, father-friendly environments
In today's business climate it is increasingly important for businesses to develop and maintain enduring relationships with customers (Naude & Buttle, 2000; Henning-Thurau, Gwinner & Gremler, 2002).

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