Anchored relationship



noun

a relationship that develops over time through recurring interaction between people, but is tied to a particular place or a narrow range of activities
Examples

traditionally anchored relationship of lord and servant

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  • Anchoret

    . Historical Examples The ground floor served as drawing-room; above it was the anchoret’s bedroom; and the top story was used as a study. Balzac Frederick Lawton He was at this time evidently leading the life of an anchoret. St. Bernard of Clairvaux’s Life of St. Malachy of Armagh H. J. Lawlor No anchoret, indeed, […]



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