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[in-ter-ri-ley-shuh n] /ˌɪn tər rɪˈleɪ ʃən/
reciprocal relation.
Origin of interrelation
First recorded in 1840-50; inter- + relation
Related forms
interrelationship, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • To a good operator there is no interrelationship that cannot be uncovered.

    The K-Factor Harry Harrison (AKA Henry Maxwell Dempsey)
  • This would indicate relationship, but not interrelationship.

    Scurvy Past and Present Alfred Fabian Hess
  • A reconciliation and proof of the interrelationship between the Mystical and the Concrete.

    The Ethical Engineer Henry Maxwell Dempsey
  • Above all, we have made the American people conscious of their interrelationship and their interdependence.

  • The interrelationship between these various meteorological enterprises was not long in becoming apparent.

  • An excellent example of this interrelationship is the “epidemic” of hemorrhagic scurvy described in the chapter on symptomatology.

    Scurvy Past and Present Alfred Fabian Hess
  • They became sort of cultural specialists, digging deep into the philosophical aspects of interrelationship.

    Sense of Obligation Henry Maxwell Dempsey (AKA Harry Harrison)
  • When these dendrites or branches are in contact, there is an interrelationship between the processes of the two cells.

    Habits that Handicap Charles B. Towns
  • It is on this belief of oneness, this interrelationship and interdependence that all Burke's deepest practical wisdom is based.

    Mysticism in English Literature Caroline F. E. Spurgeon
Word Origin and History for interrelationship

1861, from interrelation + -ship.



1848, from inter- + relation.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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