Definition of 'niece'
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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 behaviour of one of my nieces is beginning to concern me. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The presents included designer clothes for his young niece and nephew. The Sun (2009)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)My brother lives on in my son and my nieces and nephews. The Sun (2016)Especially when the conversation moved on to the boundless charm and perfect manners of one of her nieces. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In 1975 he succeeded in removing his nephews and niece from the business. Times, Sunday Times (2006)THEY could be proud relatives filming their young niece or granddaughter in the park. The Sun (2006)I love my niece and my brother to bits. The Sun (2011)He was particularly anxious about his father and his diabetic mother, as well as his young niece and nephews. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I took my wife, daughter and niece to see the film and they loved it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Talk about your own female partner's successful career, or your hopes for the careers of your daughters or nieces. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I said, my niece is very young, and that kind of thing. Middlemarch (1872)A colleague was watching Animal Hospital with his young nieces when it became clear that a sick cat was about to snuff it. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'niece'
British English: niece /niːs/ NOUN
Your niece is the daughter of your sister or brother.
...his niece, the daughter of his eldest sister.
- American English: niece
- Arabic: بِنْتُ الْأَخِّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: sobrinha
- Chinese: 侄女或外甥女
- Croatian: nećakinja
- Czech: neteř
- Danish: niece
- Dutch: nichtje
- European Spanish: sobrina
- Finnish: sisarentytär sister's daughter
- French: nièce
- German: Nichte
- Greek: ανηψιά
- Italian: nipote
- Japanese: 姪
- Korean: 조카딸
- Norwegian: niese
- Polish: siostrzenica
- European Portuguese: sobrinha
- Romanian: nepoată
- Russian: племянница
- Spanish: sobrina
- Swedish: brorsdotter/systerdotter
- Thai: หลานสาว
- Turkish: yeğen kız
- Ukrainian: племінниця
- Vietnamese: cháu gái
Definition of niece from the Collins English Dictionary
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