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stepsister

[step-sis-ter] /ˈstɛpˌsɪs tər/
noun
1.
one's stepfather's or stepmother's daughter by a previous marriage.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English; see step-, sister
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  • Until recently, natural gas was the forgotten stepsister of fuels.
  • She was predeceased by her three siblings and a stepsister.
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stepsister

/ˈstɛpˌsɪstə/
noun
1.
a daughter of one's stepmother or stepfather by a union with someone other than one's father or mother respectively
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