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Definition:

  1. [noun] an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together

  2. [noun] 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
    Synonyms: sexual intercourse, intercourse, sex act, copulation, coitus, coition, sexual congress, congress, sexual carnal knowledge

  3. [noun] a person related by blood or marriage; "police are searching for relatives of the deceased"; "he has distant relations back in New Jersey"
    Synonyms: relative

  4. [noun] an act of narration; "he was the hero according to his own relation"; "his endless recounting of the incident eventually became unbearable"
    Synonyms: telling, recounting

  5. [noun] (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 ammended complaint to the time the initial complaint was filed"
    Synonyms: back

  6. [noun] (usually plural) mutual dealings or connections among persons or groups; "international relations"

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