relational

[ri-ley-shuh-nl]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to relations.
2.
indicating or specifying some relation.
3.
Grammar. serving to indicate relations between various elements in a sentence, as prepositions, conjunctions, etc. Compare notional ( def 6 ).

Origin:
1655–65; relation + -al1

nonrelational, adjective
unrelational, adjective
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relational (rɪˈleɪʃənəl)
 
adj
1.  grammar indicating or expressing syntactic relation, as for example the case endings in Latin
2.  having relation or being related
3.  computing based on data stored in a tabular form: a relational database

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Example sentences
Some didn't have the relational skills necessary for this challenging task or
  the stomach for it.
Please do not compound the problem of these two relational existence to let the
  remains of complexity and confusion be checked.
Or that they lack the relational or negotiating skills to get the kind of
  relationship and balance that they prefer.
One also forgets the importance of relational communication and task
  communication, and that a balance must exist between the two.
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