relations has definitions from the field of sociology
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[ noun ] (sociology) mutual dealings or connections or communications among persons or groups

Synonyms

dealings

Used in print

(Edward E. Kelly, S.J., "Christian Unity in England"...)

Now , not_only are there considerably more laity as students and professors at Oxford , but there are also numerous houses of religious_orders existing in respectable and friendly relations with the non_Catholic members of the University .

Related terms

social_relation deal

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