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Meaning of Kinship
Legal Definition of Kinship
Culturally defined relationships between individuals who are commonly thought of as having family ties. Kinship is based on marriage, descent, and, occasionally, fictive relationships as well.
Synonyms of Kinship
- family connection
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Definition of Kinship
In relation to social issues, a meaning of kinship is provided here: the patterns and rules of relationship among people who are linked or related to each other through shared descent from common ancestors or through marriage.