blood relation


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blood relation

n.
A person who is related to another by birth rather than by marriage.

blood relationship n.

blood relation

or

blood relative

n
(Genetics) a person related to another by birth, as distinct from one related by marriage

blood′ rela′tion


n.
a person related by birth rather than by marriage.
Also called blood′ rel′ative.
[1700–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blood relation - one related by blood or origin; especially on sharing an ancestor with another
relative, relation - a person related by blood or marriage; "police are searching for relatives of the deceased"; "he has distant relations back in New Jersey"
Translations

blood relation

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References in classic literature ?
It is melancholy to acknowledge it of the blood relation of a "stroke oar," but it must be owned, in the interests of truth, that Julius cultivated his intelligence.
The two girls, on whom, kneeling down on the wet ground, and looking through the low, latticed window of Moor House kitchen, I had gazed with so bitter a mixture of interest and despair, were my near kinswomen; and the young and stately gentleman who had found me almost dying at his threshold was my blood relation.
How touching it was, here in a land of strangers, far away from home, and friends, and all who cared for me, thus to discover the grave of a blood relation.
And who but a blood relation, that couldn't help himself, I ask you, would take in that awful-tempered old maid, and that dreadful Clifford?
I am not her blood relation, you know--I am merely the General's step-daughter.
Linton's death: ancient associations lingered round my heart; I sat down in the porch and wept as for a blood relation, desiring Mr.
No, madam," replied one, "we are no blood relations at all, only brothers by our mode of life.
I have felt so strongly on the subject that although I was the only person outside of blood relations who was to have been asked to the wedding I would not let her invite me, for I should not have gone to witness the terrible mockery.
IANS New Delhi Muslim women who have applied to go for Hajj without a mehram (husband or a male first blood relation as guardian) this year have been exempted from the lucky draw system that the Hajj Committee operates, the government said on Sunday.
Mainly, it's not a hierarchy where some blood relation takes over the highest seat, there are more experienced and intelligent members in PML-N to come forward.
The statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs reads that " based on its role that is stipulated by religion, the blood relation and the common history, and based on enshrined principles for protecting and defending the stability and security of the entire Arab arena in general and the states of the Gulf Cooperation Council especially, Sudan calls for self-restraint and works to surpass the differences through the known wisdom and experience for the sake of protecting the interests of the Arab countries and peoples".
Our forefathers came from India and there was always a natural blood relation that existed between the two countries and we are taking this special relation to make it further special.