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Relative may refer to:

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  • Kinship and family, the principle binding the most basic social units society. If two people are connected by circumstances of birth, they are said to be relatives


  • Relativism, the concept that points of view have no absolute truth or validity, having only relative, subjective value according to differences in perception and consideration, or relatively, as in the relative value of an object to a person
  • Relative value (philosophy)


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Relative is a term used in physics, and especially in Galilean, special and general relativity, to denote that something is dependent on a reference frame, or that it is taken specifically in a given reference frame ("its velocity relative to the cow is 15.5m/s", "time and Space are relative, not fixed")

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