What is another word for next of kin?
[ nˈɛkst ɒv kˈɪn], [ nˈɛkst ɒv kˈɪn], [ n_ˈɛ_k_s_t ɒ_v k_ˈɪ_n]
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Synonyms for Next of kin:
n.• closest relative (noun)
- kith and kin,
- blood relative,
- spear side,
- collateral relative,
- distaff side,
- uterine kin.
How to use "Next of kin" in context?
There is often a great deal of worry and uncertainty when a family member dies, especially if they have no next of kin. In the United Kingdom, there are special laws in place as far as who can act as the next of kin should someone die without a will.
If there is no will, the law states that the next of kin are the nearest blood relatives of the deceased, which includes grandparents, parents, children, uncles and aunts, first cousins once removed, and eventually siblings.
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