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appertain

ap·per·tain

appertain

 
pronunciation:
ae pr teIn
features:
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: appertained, appertaining, appertains
definition: to belong or be related as an attribute, accompaniment, consideration, or the like; pertain (usu. fol. by to).
responsibilities appertaining to parenthoodmaterials appertaining to last night's discussion
synonyms:
refer, relate
similar words:
apply, belong, pertain
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