(n.) = kinfolk [kinsfolk]. Ex: Corruption wormed its way through their ranks, as it did through the ranks of their kinfolk = La corrupción se infiltró entre sus filas, como lo hizo en el caso de sus familiares. (n.) = relative ; kin ; kinsman [kinsmen, -pl.] ; relation. Ex: Here, families from many different communities were up-rooted and resettled on greenfield sites, many miles away from relatives and friends. Ex: Marriage is prohibited with all direct kin. Ex: The article 'Two noble kinsmen: libraries and museums' explains how libraries and museums reflect a common ancestry yet they have evolved separately. Ex: The next day Margaret and her relations were invited to the Palace for a private brunch. ---- * pariente cercano = close relation ; close relative ; near relative ; near relation. * pariente consanguíneo = blood relation ; blood relative. * pariente femenino = kinswoman [kinswomen, -pl.]. * pariente lejano = distant relative ; distant relation. * pariente más cercano = next of kin. * pariente pobre = poor relation. * parientes = kinfolk [kinsfolk].