Definition of 'kinship'
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Majesty that she feels most kinship with. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The present chapter takes a very broad comparative and evolutionary look at family and kinship. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)His poetry showed people once again how to feel a kinship with nature. Christianity Today (2000)Nine out of ten family or kinship carers do not do this. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Family networks and kinship obligations also play an important role. Sociology (1995)This kind of exchange can be effective only when it is embedded in kinship or close personal relationships. Cultural Anthropology (1995)The kinship the narrator feels between himself and the woman is a tenuous pretext for such a quest. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)We like staff, we feel a kinship. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But he feels a particular kinship for Lancaster. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Rivers found himself drawn to sociological issues, especially family and kinship. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)Its culture is dying; its patterns of family and kinship are under siege. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I feel a great kinship with it. The Sun (2013)A man who feels kinship with aggressive alpha males. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is hoped that all American audiences will warm to this as many of them feel family kinship is currently lacking. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Parts of this chapter may require an extra dose of concentration, but the study of varieties of kinship arrangements is one of the oldest interests of anthropology. Cultural Anthropology (1995)I can feel the fingers searching like moles' noses to find kindness and kinship, and a little care. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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