French translation of 'relation'
- (= relative)
parent(e) m fa distant relation
un(e) parent(e) éloigné(e)
⇒ He's a distant relation.
C'est un parent éloigné.
⇒ She's a distant relation.
C'est une parente éloignée.my close relations
mes parents prochesmy relations
⇒ I've got relations in London.
J'ai de la famille à Londres.
- (= connection)
⇒ There is an obvious relation between diet and health.
Il existe un lien évident entre régime alimentaire et santé.to bear no relation to sth
être sans rapport avec qch
in relation to (= compared with)
par rapport à
Derived Formsrelations plural noun (= friendly links)
relations fpl: diplomatic relations
relations diplomatiques, international relations
Example Sentences Including 'relation'
The print, with its blatant talk of victories, its crass disparagement of the enemy, bore no relation to what he experienced.Dreams of Innocence
I recognised the name on the cover: it was a company Jamie had been looking into, in relation to the African arms trade.THE EXECUTION (2002)
I look like some poor relation up from the country, she thought.Yellow Bird
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'relation' in Other Languages
- Arabic: عَلاقَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: relação
- Chinese: 关系
- Croatian: veza
- Czech: vztah
- Danish: forhold
- Dutch: relatie
- European Spanish: parentesco
- Finnish: yhteys
- French: relation
- German: Verbindung
- Greek: σχέση
- Italian: relazione
- Japanese: 関係
- Korean: 관계
- Norwegian: relasjon
- Polish: stosunek związek
- Portuguese: relação
- Romanian: legătură legături
- Russian: отношение
- Spanish: parentesco
- Swedish: relation
- Thai: ความเกี่ยวข้องกันของสิ่งของหรือบุคคล
- Turkish: ilişki
- Ukrainian: стосунок
- Vietnamese: sự liên quan
Translation of relation from the Collins English to French Dictionary