sister significado, sister definición | diccionario de inglés definición

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sister

  
  ( sisters    plural  )
1       n-count   Your sister is a girl or woman who has the same parents as you.  
oft poss N  
His sister Sarah helped him., ...Vanessa Bell, the sister of Virginia Woolf..., I didn't know you had a sister.     
    half-sister  
    stepsister  
2       n-count; n-title; n-voc   Sister is a title given to a woman who belongs to a religious community.  
Sister Francesca entered the chapel., ...the Hospice of the Sisters of Charity at Lourdes.     
3       n-count; n-title; n-voc   A sister is a senior female nurse who supervises part of a hospital.  
  (BRIT)  
Ask to speak to the sister on the ward..., Sister Middleton followed the coffee trolley.     
4       n-count   You can describe a woman as your sister if you feel a connection with her, for example because she belongs to the same race, religion, country, or profession.  
usu poss N  
Modern woman has been freed from many of the duties that befell her sisters in times past.     
5       adj   You can use sister to describe something that is of the same type or is connected in some way to another thing you have mentioned. For example, if a company has a sister company, they are connected.  
ADJ n  
...the International Monetary Fund and its sister organisation, the World Bank.     


half-sister        ( half-sisters    plural  ) Someone's half-sister is a girl or woman who has either the same mother or the same father as they have.      n-count   oft poss N  
sister-in-law        ( sisters-in-law    plural  ) Someone's sister-in-law is the sister of their husband or wife, or the woman who is married to their brother.      n-count   oft poss N  
Traducción diccionario Collins Ingles - Cobuild  
sister-in-law n.
belle-soeur

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