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relational

[ri-ley-shuh-nl] /rɪˈleɪ ʃə 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
1655-1665
1655-65; relation + -al1
Related forms
nonrelational, adjective
unrelational, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for unrelational

relational

/rɪˈleɪʃənəl/
adjective
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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Word Origin and History for unrelational

relational

adj.

1660s, from relation + -al (1).

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