relationship

US /rɪˈleʃənˌʃɪp/

UK /rɪˈleɪʃnʃɪp/

A2
  • noun
  • Connection between two or more people or things
  • Way people interact or live with each other
  • Romantic or loving friendship between two people

Examples

They discovered a relationship between depression and lack of sunlight.

The different varieties of the language are in a dynamic relationship with each other.

‘What's the relationship between you and Tony?’ ‘He's my cousin.’