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00:18 Nov 7, 2001
English to Polish translations [PRO]
Science
English term or phrase: relationship vs. relation
....relationships are associations between entities. The entities involved in a relationship are called its participants. The number of participants is the degree of the relationship. The entities involved in a relationship are called its participants. The number of participants is the degree of the relationship. (The degree of a relationship is similar to, but not the same as, the degree of a relation, which is the number of attributes.)
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Summary of answers provided
5wzajemne stosunki a relacje
Robert Pranagal
4powiazania a zwiazki
Lota
4związek a konto
Ewa Luchowska-Mertl


  

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wzajemne stosunki a relacje


Explanation:
RELATIONSHIP = the mutual dealings, connections, or feelings that exist between two parties, countries, people, etc.: a business relationship
STOSUNKI WZAJEMNE

RELATION = the state or condition of being related or the manner in which things are related
RELACJE






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Robert Pranagal
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Chodzi o bazy danych.
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związek a konto


Explanation:
OR
stosunek a konto
OR
powiązanie a konto

Just proposals. The context is not clear to me (a game?), but the words "związek" or "relacja" is more about people, and "konto" might be the number of attributes.

Webster dictionary:
relation: The action of giving an account of something, narration, report; an instance of this, a narrative, an account.


Ewa Luchowska-Mertl
Czech Republic
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powiazania a zwiazki


Explanation:
these two words are very close in meaning although relationship is fairly abstract, it has an emotional load.
A relation, on the other hand, can equate a relative (as in "all my relations" meaning all my relatives, these flesh and bone entities). This is how I see powiazania and zwiazki: fairly close but worth distinguishing.

Lota
United States
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