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    relation and relationship

    please explain the usage of these two words
    relation.
    relationship.

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    Re: relation and relationship

    relation is someone related you, a family member, brother uncle mother aunt etc
    relationship is the interaction of two people such as a personal relationship or a sexual relationship or an intimate relationship

    there are other meanings, look them up here.

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    Re: relation and relationship

    Relation is used for a connection or similarity between things, while relationship shows the way they connect.

    Read here for a fuller discussion:

    https://www.usingenglish.com/forum/a...ationship.html

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