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  1. relative

    • IPA[ˈrɛlətɪv]

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    • adj.
      considered in relation or in proportion to something else;existing or possessing a specified characteristic only in comparison to something else; not absolute
    • n.
      a person connected by blood or marriage;a species related to another by common origin
    • noun: relative, plural noun: relatives

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    • adj.
      形容詞
    • 1. considered in relation or in proportion to something else:

      the relative effectiveness of the various mechanisms is not known

    • 2. existing or possessing a specified characteristic only in comparison to something else; not absolute:

      she went down the steps into the relative darkness of the dining room

      the firms are relative newcomers to computers

    • 3. denoting a pronoun, determiner, or adverb that refers to an expressed or implied antecedent and attaches a subordinate clause to it, e.g. which, who.
    • 4. (of a clause) attached to an antecedent by a relative word.
    • 5. (of major and minor keys) having the same key signature.
    • 6. (of a service rank) corresponding in grade to another in a different service.
    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. a person connected by blood or marriage:

      much of my time is spent visiting relatives

    • 2. a species related to another by common origin:

      the plant is a relative of ivy

    • 3. a relative pronoun, determiner, or adverb.
    • 4. a term or concept which is dependent on something else.
    • in comparison with

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    • in comparison with

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    • adj.
      not considered in relation to something else:
    • non-relative judgements of beauty
    • n.
      a person who is not connected by blood or marriage:
    • I've never been to a wedding of a non-relative

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    • n. the ratio of the density of a substance to the density of a standard, usually water for a liquid or solid, and air for a gas.

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    • n. the amount of water vapour present in air expressed as a percentage of the amount needed for saturation at the same temperature.

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    • n. a clause that is attached to an antecedent by a relative pronoun such as who, which, or that:

    • she is researching relative clauses in Basque

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    • n. another term for specific gravity

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    • n. the amount of water vapor present in air expressed as a percentage of the amount needed for saturation at the same temperature.

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    • IPA[ˈrelədiv]

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    • adj.
      considered in relation or in proportion to something else:
    • the relative effectiveness of the various mechanisms is not known
    • n.
      a person connected by blood or marriage:
    • much of my time is spent visiting relatives

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  2. 知識+

    • relative pronouns

      Relative pronouns can be the SUBJECT or OBJECT of the adjective clause... the the object of the sentence and it's a person, so you must choose a relative pronoun---that or whom. --------> The man (whom/that) ...

    • relative和relation的差別

      ...表示有「血緣或婚姻關係的親人」這個意義上,relative 和 relations 意思是一樣的。例如在法律...恐怕語意會不清楚。我會寫 I have 100 relatives. 可是,relatives 除了血緣和婚姻產生...

    • relative clause ~~

      ...25:20 補充: => With this example, it does make sense to have several relative clauses in one sentence. However, you can also break up the sentence...