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  • noun
    A woman or girl in relation to other daughters and sons of her parents. (I had nine brothers and sisters)
    A close female friend or associate, especially a female fellow member of a labor union or other organization. (textile unions are showing solidarity with their brothers and sisters in the developing world)
    (the sisters announced that there would be a special rosary every morning)
    (the ward sister needs to be consulted)
    Denoting an organization or place that bears a relationship to another of common origin or allegiance or mutual association. (a sister ship)


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