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sister

sis·ter

sister

 
pronunciation:
sI str
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a female having the same parents as another person.
 
definition 2: a female who is bound to another or others by common interests, loyalties, or ancestors.
definition 3: something considered feminine and connected as if by a family bond to another, such as a ship or one of the mythical Fates.
definition 4: a female member of a religious order; nun. (abbr.: Sr.)
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