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sibling in Family topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsiblingsib‧ling /ˈsɪblɪŋ/ ●○○ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 formalSSFFAMILY a brother or sister 🔊 Most young smokers are influenced by their friends’ and older siblings’ smoking habits.2 sibling rivalry
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siblingIn some families there may be little distinction made between siblings and cousins, and these may be included in any discussion.How can siblings, raised in the same family, be so different?Sometimes it is clear that siblings do not like each other.Their torturer, Maximian, took his own life in frustration when his attempts to execute the siblings failed.Under rigorous cross examination by prosecution co-counsel Cliff Harris, Sontag acknowledged that Davis' three siblings have led relatively law-abiding lives.Your watchful siblings are the editors perched on your lamp shade, magnifying glasses poised to catch your mistakes.When siblings are in conflict they need consistent and caring control plus help in recognizing each other's needs and feelings.