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blood relation

Syllabification: blood re·la·tion
(also blood relative)

Definition of blood relation in English:

noun

A person related to another by birth rather than by marriage.
Example sentences
  • Which do you think is the blood relative and which the relation because of marriage?
  • Christopher isn't a blood relative of Tony's, but rather an in-law.
  • Even though he is not your blood relative, since your parents are married, you two are family and will always be in each other's lives.

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