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blood relation

n.
A person who is related to another by birth rather than by marriage.

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Marriages between first and second cousins or among other blood relations in Pakistan are described as within 'Biraderi'; a term that is used in many local languages of Pakistan and literally translates into membership in 'brotherhood'.
He added that the cooperation between the Sultanate and the Republic of Burundi is a good omen for joint cooperation between the two countries, saying: "There is a social and historical relationships binding us and will develop with the Republic of Burundi" The President of the Republic of Burundi, then gave a speech during which he said: "We are honoured to host this international conference, which is held in the Republic of Burundi, and which reflects the civilisation and cultural cohesion between the two countries and that there are blood relations between the Omanis and Burundians, and there are Omani families are still living in Burundi.
Although the issue of proving the blood relations was settled in a comparatively short period of time, the issue of inheritance (property distribution) remained pending for a long time, the paper said.
Religious leader from North Waziristan Maulvi Khan Daraz told the gathering that the Pashtuns on both sides of the Durand Line were brothers because they had blood relations and common language, culture and traditions.
The two key members of the board not to hold any blood relations with the Ambani's are PK Kapil and PMS Prasad, who was the man in charge of RIL's ambitious KG-D6 project and has recently taken over as an important executive in Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (RJIL).
Shaikh Khalid asserted the strategic bonds between the two countries based on common history, fate, blood relations and religion.
The people on both sides have blood relations with each other and the families cannot depart.
Moreover, none of the slain premier's blood relations have ever pursued the assassination case.
At such times, you can look beyond your blood relations and friends to another kind of family - the professional help provided by Macmillan Cancer Support.
A law, which was approved by Nepal's Council of Ministers in August 2012, allows visas only for blood relations in individual cases in blue collar jobs.
Gurney and Charles Mee rewrite Greek drama, unmaking myth in Ellen McLaughlin's Helen and Saviana Stanescru and Richard Schechneer's YokastaS, West African myth in African-American theater, damaged myth in Caryl Churchill's The Skriker, Sharon Pollock's revision of legend and feminine myth in Blood Relations, and the cinematic myth of the wild west revised in Beth Henley's Abundance.
This is the same reason why women when they marry also keep their family name, to protect their lineage and so her blood relations and those of her children are known.