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relationship meaning

EN[ɹɪˈleɪʃ(ə)nʃɪp] [ɹɪˈleɪʃənˌʃɪp]
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    Definition of relationship in English Dictionary

  • NounPLrelationshipsPREré-SUF-ship
    1. Connection or association; the condition of being related.
      1. Policing the relationship between government and business in a free society is difficult. Businesspeople have every right to lobby governments, and civil servants to take jobs in the private sector.
    2. Kinship; being related by blood or marriage.
      1. A romantic or sexual involvement.
        1. Why are they being mean to her just because she wants a relationship with him? ‎
      2. A way in which two or more people behave and are involved with each other.
        1. I have a good working relationship with my boss. ‎
      3. (music) The level or degree of affinity between keys, chords and tones.
      4. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • We have previously suggested that the Blogshop phenomenon emerged through the symbiotic relationship of technology adaptation and design with specific geographic conditions.
          • The target tone was presented diotically or with an interaural phase difference (IPD) of 180° and in harmonic or "mistuned" relationship to the diotic masker.
          • I don't want to be a relationship with you anymore - you are too much of a taker.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • She was after more than casual sex; she was looking for a long-term relationship.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Morphemes
          • Suffixes
            • Words by suffix
              • Words suffixed with -ship
              • Suffixes that form nouns from adjectives and nouns
                • Words suffixed with -ship
            • Nouns
              • Countable nouns
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            1. en relationships
            2. en relationshiply
            3. en relationshippy
            4. en relationshipless
            5. en relationship anarchy
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of relationship for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "relationship" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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