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Main Entry: sis·ter
Pronunciation: primarystresssis-tschwar
Function: noun
1 : a female who has one or both parents in common with another individual
2 often capitalized : a member of a religious community of women : NUN
3 a : a fellow female member of a group b : a girl or woman who shares a common national or racial origin with another
4 : one that is closely similar to or associated with another <sister schools> <sister ships>
5 chiefly British : 1NURSE 2
- sis·ter·ly adjective or adverb

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