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  1. sister

    • IPA[ˈsistər]

    美式

    • n.
      a woman or girl in relation to other daughters and sons of her parents;a sister-in-law.
    • noun: sister, plural noun: sisters

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    • 1. a woman or girl in relation to other daughters and sons of her parents I had nine brothers and sisters 同義詞 female sibling, informalsis, rhyming slangskin and blister
    • a sister-in-law.
    • 2. a close female friend or associate, especially a female fellow member of a labor union or other organization textile unions are showing solidarity with their brothers and sisters in the developing world 同義詞 comrade, friend, partner, associate, colleague
    • a fellow woman seen in relation to feminist issues uncloseted lesbian sisters
    • North American informal a black woman (chiefly used as a term of address by other black people) “Come on, sister, why not come clean and tell us?”
    • 3. a member of a religious order or congregation of women the sisters announced that there would be a special rosary every morning Sister Elizabeth, the headmistress of the Convent High School 同義詞 nun, novice, abbess, prioress, Mother Superior, ... 更多
    • 4. British a senior female nurse, typically in charge of a ward the ward sister needs to be consulted Sister nodded, glancing at the reports
    • 5. denoting an organization or place that bears a relationship to another of common origin or allegiance or mutual association a sister ship Eastern's sister airline, Continental
    • n.
      a female cousin of one's own generation.

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a black woman (chiefly used as a term of address among black people).

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a female journalist who writes articles with sentimental appeal or answers readers' problems.

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a black woman (chiefly used as a term of address among black people).

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a female journalist who writes articles with sentimental appeal or answers readers' problems.

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a female cousin of one's own generation.

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a sister with whom one has only one parent in common: Irina was his half-sister and the daughter of Turakina by his father

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      (in a polygamous society) any of the women married to the same man: her mother and her sister wives live in different homes

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈsɪstə]

    英式

    • n.
      a woman or girl in relation to other daughters and sons of her parents: I had nine brothers and sisters

    Oxford Dictionary