- non·re·la·tion·al, adjective
- un·re·la·tion·al, adjective
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How to use relational in a sentence
Stronger relationsThe changes mark a significant milestone in Medium’s move toward what Williams described as “relational media” in 2020.Exclusive: Medium will begin offering writers a 50% cut of the subscriber revenue their content generates | Max Willens | August 11, 2021 | Digiday
Instead, Rovelli argues we should adopt a “relational” worldview.Is Reality a Game of Quantum Mirrors? A New Theory Suggests It Might Be | Peter Evans | June 30, 2021 | Singularity Hub
If so, this could be an opening for a move in the exact opposite direction, toward a more relational culture.
The power of data is relational and cumulative, it is the product of many participants and users who are often unwitting in their contribution to “data labor,” and are often not compensated fairly for it.Data fairness: A new social contract for the 21st century economy | MIT Technology Review Insights | May 26, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
“The organizational structure of FAA’s Aircraft Certification Service underwent a major reorganization in 2017, potentially further complicating the already complex relational dynamics,” auditors wrote.FAA still needs to strengthen Boeing oversight after Max crashes, inspector general says | Ian Duncan, Michael Laris | February 24, 2021 | Washington Post
Just like anyone else, black women are multi-layered, complex, different, and most importantly, they are not relational.Lifetime’s ‘Girlfriend Intervention’: The Fairy Black Mothers TV Doesn’t Need | Phoebe Robinson | September 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In other words, they express identical relational concepts in an identical manner.
Finally, I can radically disturb the relational cut of the sentence by changing the order of its elements.
Statement as such and personal reference may well be looked upon as inherently relational concepts.
Of the four concepts inextricably interwoven in the -s suffix, all are felt as relational, two necessarily so.
We are thus once more reminded of the distinction between essential or unavoidable relational concepts and the dispensable type.
British Dictionary definitions for relational
grammar indicating or expressing syntactic relation, as for example the case endings in Latin
having relation or being related
computing based on data stored in a tabular form: a relational database
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