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The two countries have had no diplomatic relations since. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The contemporary conflict between the competing demands of blood relations and people you actually like may also play a part. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Wives are one thing, blood relations are another. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In 2013 she glued herself to the window of a public relations company in a protest over fracking. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Diplomatic relations between Colombia and Venezuela are already poor. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Make sure you have good relations with the local planning officials. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This brings progress at work and in family relations. The Sun (2009)The implications extend beyond trade into diplomatic relations and national security. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Class relations will form one of the themes of the show. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It seemed like they must have paid a public relations person to come up with this nonsense. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was the sad privilege of blood relations to love him despite all. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Her industrial relations law reforms remain unchallenged. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It would be good public relations if the banks refunded the money themselves. The Sun (2013)The countries do not have formal diplomatic relations. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Family is not just about blood relations. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Consequently nationalisation had little impact on good industrial relations. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)Is there any way of resurrecting the situation and restoring diplomatic relations? Times, Sunday Times (2008)This kind of disagreement can seriously shadow future family relations if it is not worked out at the rehearsal. Christianity Today (2000)Having a process to deal with employee relations and behaviour is essential for the success and best interests of the whole business. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Relations between the company and the oligarchs were always testy, and periodically they blew up. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Space is always found, no matter how harassed the public relations person. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There's always a relation between what one club wants and what the other club wants to do. The Sun (2008)To answer this question, it is necessary to consider the previous decade of employee relations at the plant. A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsIn fact her upward trajectory had been masterminded by a public relations company called Quite Great. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Lord Justice Laws said that the refusal to request their return did not contravene human rights or race relations laws. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'relation'
British English: relation /rɪˈleɪʃən/ NOUN
Relations between people, groups, or countries are contacts between them and the way they behave towards each other.
Relations between the two countries are much better now.
- American English: relation
- 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
- European Portuguese: relação
- Romanian: legătură
- Russian: отношение
- Spanish: parentesco
- Swedish: relation
- Thai: ความเกี่ยวข้องกันของสิ่งของหรือบุคคล
- Turkish: ilişki
- Ukrainian: стосунок
- Vietnamese: sự liên quan
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