relations

relations
plural noun
1. (dealings) 
There are good relations between police and the community in this area.Las relaciones entre la policía y la comunidad de esta zona son buenas.
2. (sexual intercourse) 
It is likely that he had relations with several other women.Es probable que tuviera relaciones con varias mujeres además de ella.
relation
noun
3. (connection) 
This amount bears no relation to the figure I was originally quoted.Este monto no guarda ninguna relación con la cifra que me dieron al principio.
4. (relative) 
We used to call her auntie, but she was of no relation.La llamábamos tía, pero no era parienta nuestra.
Are you of relation to the bride or the groom?¿Eres parienta de la novia o el novio?
We invited only our closest friends and relations to the wedding.Invitamos sólo a nuestros amigos y familiares más cercanos a la boda.
5. (act of recounting) 
a. el relato (M) 
We all wanted to hear his relation of the events of that day.Todos queríamos escuchar su relato de los acontecimientos de ese día.
Evenings after dinner were reserved for the relation of Bible stories and poetry.Las noches después de la cena se dedicaban a la relación de cuentos de la Biblia y de poesía.
Her relation was interrupted by shouts outside.Unos gritos de afuera interrumpieron su narración.
relation
Noun
1. (relative) 
a. el pariente (M)la pariente (F) 
2. (connection) 
a. la relación (F) 
to bear no relation tono guardar relacion con
in relation toen relación a
relation [rɪˈleɪʃən]
noun
1 (relationship) relación (f);to, with con
the relation between A and B la relación entre A y B
to bear little/no relation to sth tener poco/no tener nada que ver con algo
it bears no relation to the facts no tiene que ver con los hechos; to bear a certain relation to ... guardar cierta relación con ...
to have little/no relation to sth tener poco/no tener nada que ver con algo
the story has little relation to historical fact la versión tiene poco que ver con los hechos históricos
in relation to (compared to) en relación con; con relación a; (in connection with) en lo que se refiere a
Proust in relation to the French novel Proust en relación con la novela francesa; doubts that parents may have in relation to their children's education dudas que los padres pudieran tener en lo que se refiere a la educación de sus hijos
2 (relative) pariente (m); familiar (m)
friends and relations amigos (m) y familiares (m); all my relations came vinieron todos mis parientes; vino toda mi familia
close relation pariente (m) cercanoacercana;a cercana
this grape is a close relation to the Gamay esta uva es de la misma familia que la uva Gamay
distant relation pariente (m) lejanoalejana;a lejana
she's no relation no es parienta mía
what relation is she to you? ¿qué parentesco tiene contigo?
3 (contact) relations relaciones (f)
good relations buenas relaciones (f); relations are rather strained las relaciones están algo tirantes
to break off relations with sb romper (relaciones) con algn
we have broken off relations with Ruritania hemos roto las relaciones con Ruritania
we have business relations with them tenemos relaciones comerciales con ellos
diplomatic relations relaciones (f) diplomáticas
to enter into relations with sb establecer relaciones con algn
to establish relations with sb establecer relaciones con algn
international relations relaciones (f) internacionales
to have sexual relations with sb tener relaciones sexuales con algn
4 (narration) relato (m); relación (f); narración (f)
this book is the author's relation of her travels in Egypt in the 1860's
Phrases with "relations"
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international relations
las relaciones internacionales
public relations
relaciones públicas
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