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kin

(kĭn)
n.
1.
a. (used with a pl. verb) One's relatives or family: visited my aunt and her kin.
b. A relative or family member: Is she kin of yours?
2. (used with a pl. verb) Organisms that are genetically related to another or others: cauliflower and its kin.
adj.
Related genetically or in the same family.
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In this study, the questionnaire was filled in after the interview by the next of kin and sent back by post within 7 days.
The Kin was also based on a special Microsoft software called Windows Phone OS, even as Microsoft prepared to release the new Windows Phone 7 mobile operating system.
So far, reactions to the KIN phones have been mixed.
The Kins have capacitive touchscreens with support for pinch-and-zoom multitouch.
Microsoft broke with tradition by working with only one manufacturer on the phone, but stressed that the Kin is consistent with its broader Windows Phone 7 strategy, which will put a new generation of smartphones on the market later this year.
amp;ndash; said it will start selling the Kin phones in Italy, Spain, Germany and the U.
Any next of kin, or anyone who knows of his next of kin, is asked to contact the Merseyside Coroner's Office on 0151 777 3480.
Four major conditions emerged from the data, which identified the basis for the ACOAs' relationships to kin and fictive kin: (1) emotionally unavailable parents, (2) chaotic home, (3) lack of communication with parents, and (4) emotional distress.
While KIN is not the first female rap group to bust into this primarily male-dominated world, they are one of the first openly lesbian female duos to enter the scene.
The rapid growth of kinship foster care in the 1990s has been attributed to the increased need for out-of-home care, the declining capacity of non-kin foster homes to accommodate that need, and the growing acceptance of kin as a placement resource for abused and neglected children (Beeman et al.
The new notification arrangement requires a clerk of the course, or racecourse representative, to call the nominated next of kin within 15 minutes of an incident, where at all possible.
And experiments comparing the abundance of seeds produced by plant clusters have in some cases found differences between clumps of kin and clumps of strangers.