relational

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From relation +‎ -al

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: re‧la‧tio‧nal

Adjective[edit]

relational (comparative more relational, superlative most relational)

  1. Relating to relations.
    essays on relational rights
    • 1873, Herbert Spencer, The Principles of Psychology (volume 1, page 250)
      Of these three great groups of feelings the first are extremely unrelational; the second are somewhat more relational; and the third are relational in a comparatively high degree.
  2. Friendly and peaceful.
  3. (databases) Of a database technology using tables and the principles set forth by Dr. Edgar F. Codd. (Contrary to popular notion, "relation" in this context refers to tables, and not linkages.)
  4. (art, aesthetics) Dealing with the whole of human relations and their social context, rather than an independent and private space.
    relational art

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Relation +‎ -al.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʁelat͡sɪ̯oˈnaːl/
  • Hyphenation: re‧la‧ti‧o‧nal
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Adjective[edit]

relational (strong nominative masculine singular relationaler, not comparable)

  1. relational

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