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Relative

Spanish
English

relative
ADJ

relative
N

relative
N

relativo
NM
relative
N

relative
ADJ

relative
N


relative to
PREP

respecto a
ADJ
relative to
ADJ

relative by marriage
N

humedad relativa
NM
relative humidity
N


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return on investment
N
business, ROI, ratio of money gained or lost on an investment relative to the amount of money invested

NM Plural
N Plural


relatives
N

mis familiares
my relatives

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English Definitions

relative
N
a person related by blood or marriage
relative
N
an animal or plant that bears a relationship to another (as related by common descent or by membership in the same genus)
relative
estimated by comparison; not absolute or complete
relative
properly related in size or degree or other measurable characteristics; usually followed by `to'
relative atomic mass
N
(chemistry) the mass of an atom of a chemical element expressed in atomic mass units
relative clause
N
a clause introduced by a relative pronoun
relative density
N
the ratio of the density of something to the density of a standard
relative frequency
N
the ratio of the number of observations in a statistical category to the total number of observations
relative humidity
N
the ratio of the amount of water in the air at a give temperature to the maximum amount it could hold at that temperature; expressed as a percentage
relative incidence
N
the relative frequency of occurrence of something
relative majority
N
(in an election with more than 2 options) the number of votes for the candidate or party receiving the greatest number (but less that half of the votes)
relative molecular mass
N
(chemistry) the sum of the relative atomic masses of the constituent atoms of a molecule
relative pronoun
N
a pronoun (as `that' or `which' or `who') that introduces a relative clause referring to some antecedent
relative quantity
N
a quantity relative to some purpose
relative-in-law
N
a relative by marriage
relatively
in a relative manner; by comparison to something else
English Definitions from WordNet 3.0
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