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kinship

noun
     
Related topics: Anthropology
kin‧ship
1 [uncountable + with] literarySA a family relationship:
the ties of kinship
2 [singular, uncountable] a strong connection between people [↪ rapport]
kinship between
The sense of kinship between the two men is surprising.
He felt a kinship with the only other American on the base.

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