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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 (n):
a person related by blood or marriage
Samples
police are searching for relatives of the deceased.
he has distant relations back in New Jersey

Related Word: relation
relative (a):
estimated by comparison; not absolute or complete
Samples
a relative stranger
Related Words: comparative
relative (s):
properly related in size or degree or other measurable characteristics; usually followed by `to'
Samples
the punishment ought to be proportional to the crime.
earnings relative to production
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Do as the Romans do when in Rome

Ya bu deveyi güdersin, ya bu diyardan gidersin.
This idiom means that when you are visiting a different place or culture, you should try to follow their customs and practices. Behave however the people around you behave. Adapt yourself to the customs of the places you visit.


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