Wordlist: Family and relationships - List 2

 
 

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  • twin
    • twin, twins[twɪn](noun)
    • Definition:
      • either of two people who shared the same uterus at the same time; one who was born at the same birth as a sibling
    • Example:
      • They are twins, but they don't really look alike.
  • grandparent
    • grandparent, grandparents['ɡɹændpærənt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the parents of one's parents; one's grandmother or grandfather
    • Example:
      • Every Sunday, their grandparents come over for dinner.
  • grandmother
    • grandmother, grandmothers['ɡɹændmʌðə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the female grandparent; the mother of one's parent
    • Example:
      • Unfortunately she has never known her grandmother.
  • grandfather
    • grandfather, grandfathers['ɡɹændfɑː.ðə(ɹ)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • one's male grandparent; the father of one's parent
    • Example:
      • His grandfather turns 75 today.
  • grandchild
    • grandchild, grandchildren['ɡɹændʧaɪld](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the child of someone's child
    • Example:
      • The old lady has seven grandchildren.
  • granddaughter
    • granddaughter, granddaughters['ɡɹændˈdɔːtə(r)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a female grandchild
    • Example:
      • They love having their granddaughter over.
  • grandson
    • grandson, grandsons['ɡɹændsʌn](noun)
    • Definition:
      • one's male grandchild
    • Example:
      • Her grandson is called John because she got to choose his name.
  • wife
    • wife, wives[wīf](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a married woman
    • Example:
      • My wife's name is Ella.
  • husband
    • husband, husbands[ˈhəzbənd](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a man in a marriage
    • Example:
      • My husband's name is Dean.
  • marriage
    • marriage, marriages[ˈmæɹɪdʒ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the formal union of a man and a woman, by which they become husband and wife
    • Example:
      • You are cordially invited to the marriage of James Smith and Jane Doe.
  • friend
    • friend, friends[frɛnd](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person other than a family member, whose company one enjoys
    • Example:
      • You are my best friend.
  • colleague
    • colleague, colleagues[kälˌēg](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person you work with
    • Example:
      • He's my colleague.
    • aunt, aunts[ɑ:nt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the sister or sister-in-law of one's parent
    • Example:
      • Her aunt is also her godmother.
    • uncle, uncles[ˈʌŋ.kəl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the brother or brother-in-law of one's parent
    • Example:
      • His uncle lives right next door.
    • cousin, cousins['kʌzən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the child of one's aunt and uncle
    • Example:
      • So far, the kid has no cousins yet.
    • niece, nieces[niːs](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a daughter of someone’s sibling, brother-in-law or sister-in-law
    • Example:
      • Do you have any nieces or nephews?
    • nephew, nephews[ˈnɛf.ju](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a son of someone’s sibling, brother-in-law or sister-in-law
    • Example:
      • Do you have any nieces or nephews?
    • relative, relatives[riˈleɪtif](noun)
    • Definition:
      • someone in the same family; someone connected by blood, marriage or adoption
    • Example:
      • Once a year they meet all their relatives.
    • ancestor, ancestors[æn.sɛs.toɹ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • one from whom a person is descended, whether on the father's or mother's side, at any distance of time; a fore father
    • Example:
      • Do you have ancestors from Italy?
 

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        friend
        a person other than a family member, whose company one enjoys
        wife
        a married woman
        nephew
        a son of someone’s sibling, brother-in-law or sister-in-law
        grandparent
        the parents of one's parents; one's grandmother or grandfather
        ancestor
        one from whom a person is descended, whether on the father's or mother's side, at any distance of time; a fore father
        marriage
        the formal union of a man and a woman, by which they become husband and wife
        grandmother
        the female grandparent; the mother of one's parent
        niece
        a daughter of someone’s sibling, brother-in-law or sister-in-law
        granddaughter
        a female grandchild
        grandfather
        one's male grandparent; the father of one's parent
        related
        standing in (blood) relation or connection
        relative
        someone in the same family; someone connected by blood, marriage or adoption
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        aunt
        the sister or sister-in-law of one's parent
        uncle
        the brother or brother-in-law of one's parent
         
         
         

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        grandson
        one's male grandchild
        twin
        either of two people who shared the same uterus at the same time; one who was born at the same birth as a sibling
        grandchild
        the child of someone's child
        grandfather
        one's male grandparent; the father of one's parent
        colleague
        a person you work with
        granddaughter
        a female grandchild
        husband
        a man in a marriage
         
         
         
         
         

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