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    Rank popularity for the word 'relatives' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3646

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    Rank popularity for the word 'relatives' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4315

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  1. versatile

  2. levirates

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of relatives in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of relatives in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of relatives in a Sentence

  1. Laurence Rees:

    Over the years we've developed a large number of contacts, particularly through the archives in the East, which enabled us to approach these people, it's incredibly labor intensive and incredibly expensive. In order to find one perpetrator, one person who pulls the trigger and shoots people, researchers have to go through the original SS records and trawl through thousands and thousands of names. They've got to compare them against trial records. They've often got to go to the Russian archives to see whether any of these people were prosecuted. Then they've got to go through phone books in Germany. They've got to try and trace relatives and so on….

  2. The Talmud:

    Man has three friends on whose company he relies. First, wealth which goes with him only while good fortune lasts. Second, his relatives they go only as far as the grave, leave him there. The third friend, his good deeds, go with him beyond the grave.

  3. Regi Tyner Sr.:

    It's alright to move forward with the investigation, but it still hurts. It hurts deeply. they came and took this young man out of a house, in front of his relatives, and did whatever they wanted to do. That hurts deep. It's so painful I can't even really talk about it.

  4. Anna Nelson:

    During the visits, we are able to meet with the detainees on an individual basis and in-private. Each individual is free to agree or decline to meet with us, we facilitate contact between the detainees and their relatives through written messages as well as phone calls and Skype-like video calls. Communications between the detainees and their relatives are monitored and censored by authorities. Our role is strictly to facilitate the contact.

  5. David Stevenson:

    Hearing from the relatives of people who have suffered abuse and neglect in nursing homes will be incredibly important and powerful, and also hearing from industry leaders and researchers and those who are engaged in nursing home oversight and accountability I think will be really important, the big challenge of abuse and neglect in nursing homes is, I think, it has been persistent over a number of years.

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