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relation / relación
 
relation   [rɪˈleɪʃən]   -noun
1. (=relationship)   relaciónoun (f)   (to, with   con)
·the relation between A and B
·la relaciónoun entre A y B
a. to [bear] little/no relation to something =   tener poco/no tener nada que ver con algo
·it bears no relation to the facts
·no tiene que ver con los hechos
·to bear a [certain] relation to ...
·guardar cierta relaciónoun con ...
b. to [have] little/no relation to something =   tener poco/no tener nada que ver con algo
·the story has little relation to historical fact
·la versiónoun tiene poco que ver con los hechos históricos
c. [in] relation to
(=compared to)   en relaciónoun con,   con relaciónoun a
(=in connection with)   en lo que se refiere a
·Proust in relation to the French novel
·Proust en relaciónoun con la novela francesa
·doubts that parents may have in relation to their children'noun education
·dudas que los padres pudieran tener en lo que se refiere a la ecucaciónoun de sus hijos
2. (=relative)   pariente masculine and feminine,   familiar masculine and feminine
·friends and relations
amigos y familiares
·all my relations came
·vinieron todos mis parientes,   vino toda mi familia
a. [close] relation =   pariente $ cercano (m) / pariente $ cercanmasculine and feminine (f)
·this grape is a close relation to the Gamay
·esta uva es de la misma familia que la uva Gamay
b. [distant] relation =   pariente $ lejano (m) / pariente $ lejana (f
c. she'noun [no] relation =   no es parienta masculineía
d. what relation is she [to] you? =   ¿qué parentesco tiene contigo?
blood  
poor  
3. (=contact)   relations   relaciones feminine plural
·good relations
buenas relaciones feminine plural
·relations are rather strained
·las relaciones estánoun algo tirantes
a. to [break off] relations with somebody =   romper (relaciones) con somebody, someone
·we have broken off relations with Ruritania
·hemos roto las relaciones con Ruritania
b. we have [business] relations with them =   tenemos relaciones comerciales con ellos
c. [diplomatic] relations =   relaciones feminine plural diplomáticas
d. to [enter into] relations with somebody =   establecer relaciones con somebody, someone
e. to [establish] relations with somebody =   establecer relaciones con somebody, someone
f. [international] relations =   relaciones feminine plural internacionales
g. to have [sexual] relations with somebody =   tener relaciones sexuales con somebody, someone
public  
race  
4. (=narration)   relato (m),   relaciónoun (f),   narraciónoun (f)
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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