in-law

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See also: inlaw and -in-law

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From -in-law.

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in-law (plural in-laws)

  1. (often in the plural) A relative by marriage (or through affinity).
    Synonym: affine
  2. Sometimes specifically a parent-in-law of one's child, for which the dedicated terms co-mother-in-law, co-father-in-law are rare.

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