[ ma-truh-lat-er-uhl, mey- ]
/ ˌmæ trəˈlæt ər əl, ˌmeɪ- /
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related through the mother, as to a maternal uncle.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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