Translation of relationship in Spanish:

relationship

Pronunciation: /rɪˈleɪʃənʃɪp/

noun/nombre

  • 1 countable/numerable (between people) relación (feminine) to have a good relationship with sb llevarse bien con algn we have a good working relationship trabajamos bien juntos, tenemos or mantenemos una buena relación de trabajo
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    • In other words privity of estate arises when there is a relationship of landlord and tenant between the parties.
    • It represents a process that is actively destructive of people's views of themselves, and their relationships with each other.
    • It recognises the role of family and other relationships in influencing trends towards recovery or relapse.
  • 2 c and u (between things, events) relación (feminine) a causal relationship una relación causa-efecto
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    • The standard contract so far only specifies the business relationship between contractors and agencies.
    • So there are some awkward questions here about the relationship between units and interaction capacity.
    • Each of these two definitions seems to imply a relationship between slightly different concepts.
  • 3 uncountable/no numerable (kinship) relationship (to sb) parentesco (masculine)(con algn) she claimed relationship with the Queen decía estar emparentada con la reina
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    • Your present relationship or marriage is strengthened through love and understanding.
    • I think that's a common way of looking at relationships because marriage is a form of contractual ownership.
    • Even heterosexuals are showing greater skepticism about relationships and marriage.

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