Definition of 'nephew'
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It is not possible to buy them for friends or other relations such as nieces or nephews. Times, Sunday Times (2016)After his arrest he said that he used the gunpowder to interest his nieces and nephews in science. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then the next day they will be watching my nephew or niece on a Sunday. The Sun (2017)She expects he will continue to cut her hair and that the only presents she will buy will be for her nephews and niece. Times, Sunday Times (2017)I also have nieces and nephews. The Sun (2016)The presents included designer clothes for his young niece and nephew. The Sun (2009)My brother has a son so my nephew is her brother and we love him to bits. The Sun (2016)His young nephew and niece are ushered up to see him. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She is survived by a niece and three nephews. Times, Sunday Times (2012)More like losing a son than a nephew. The Sun (2010)He posted his two young nephews to watch over them. PHYLLOXERA: How Wine was Saved for the World (2004)My brother lives on in my son and my nieces and nephews. The Sun (2016)Then one night my nephew's ex knocked on my door asking if she could talk. The Sun (2009)The actor has compared the supermodel's body to that of his young nephew. The Sun (2008)I think one of my nephews had one of them at a school project not long ago. Times, Sunday Times (2009)THE owner of a pitbull which killed his young nephew was warned yesterday he may face jail. The Sun (2010)He said the investigation concerned his contacts with a sports academy in Qatar that he hoped his son and nephew might visit. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We are praying for Oscar whom we love and who remains our son, brother and nephew. The Sun (2013)She wants a place in trendy Primrose Hill so she can be near to her brother and newborn nephew. The Sun (2010)The youngest of her siblings, she was regarded by nieces and nephews as one of them not the grown-ups. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'nephew'
British English: nephew /ˈnɛvjuː; ˈnɛf-/ NOUN
Your nephew is the son of your sister or brother.
I am planning a 25th birthday party for my nephew.
- American English: nephew
- Arabic: اِبنُ الْأَخِ
- Brazilian Portuguese: sobrinho
- Chinese: 侄子或外甥
- Croatian: nećak
- Czech: synovec
- Danish: nevø
- Dutch: neef
- European Spanish: sobrino
- Finnish: sisarenpoika sister's son
- French: neveu
- German: Neffe
- Greek: ανηψιός
- Italian: nipote
- Japanese: 甥
- Korean: 조카
- Norwegian: nevø
- Polish: siostrzeniec
- European Portuguese: sobrinho
- Romanian: nepot
- Russian: племянник
- Spanish: sobrino
- Swedish: brorson/systerson
- Thai: หลานชาย
- Turkish: yeğen erkek
- Ukrainian: племінник
- Vietnamese: cháu trai
Definition of nephew from the Collins English Dictionary
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