- n an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
- n the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
- n a person related by blood or marriage
he has distant relations back in New Jersey
- n an act of narration
he was the hero according to his own relation
- n (law) the principle that an act done at a later time is deemed by law to have occurred at an earlier time
his attorney argued for the relation back of the amended complaint to the time the initial complaint was filed
- n (usually plural) mutual dealings or connections among persons or groups
- But Iran, which has had diplomatic relations with the Holy See for 53 years, may be trying to line up Benedict as an ace in the hole for staving off a potential attack in the .
- The most important thing is that we attack the problem at its root: cross-Strait relations.
- Most of our relations seem to be on a military and political dimension, but we are also determined to move forward on the economic dimension of our relations.
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