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Where is the wheel and axle plant of Indian Railways situated?

Invention : fresnel lens
Year : 1820
Inventor : augustin-jean fresnel
Country : france.      .. More >>

apothecaries' pound:
n. apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces or 373.242 grams      .. More >>

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English Phrases
Relationship can describe a connection between two people (this connection may be romantic or not):
  • I've been dating my boyfriend for three years. We have a great relationship.
  • He has a terrible relationship with his father.
  • My sister and I have a good relationship.

    Both relationship and relation can describe connections between two things or ideas:
  • I'm studying the relationship between education levels and poverty.
  • There's a close relation between smoking and lung disease.

    The word relations (plural) is used with general connections in a specific category:
  • international relations
  • diplomatic relations
  • public relations
  • race relations
  • sexual relations etc.

    Although relations can mean the people who are biologically related to you, it's more common to call these people relatives.

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