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parallel-cousin

Definition of Parallel-cousin

(noun) The kinship of children from same sex siblings such as two brothers or two sisters.

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Parallel-cousin Pronunciation

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Syllabification: par·al·lel cous·in

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Phonetic Spelling

  • American English – /pAIR-uh-lel-kUHz-uhn/
  • British English – /pAr-uh-lel-kUHz-uhn/

International Phonetic Alphabet

  • American English – /ˈpɛrəˌlɛl-ˈkʌzən/
  • British English – /ˈpærəlɛl-ˈkʌzn/

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Cite the Definition of Parallel Cousin

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “parallel-cousin.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved August 12, 2020 (https://sociologydictionary.org/parallel-cousin/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

parallel-cousin. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/parallel-cousin/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “parallel-cousin.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 12, 2020. https://sociologydictionary.org/parallel-cousin/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“parallel-cousin.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 12 Aug. 2020. <https://sociologydictionary.org/parallel-cousin/>.