Bedeutung von “be associated with something” im Essential American English Dictionary

be associated with something

phrasal verb with associate us /əˈsoʊ·ʃiˌeɪt, əˈsoʊ·siˌeɪt/ verb present participle associating, past tense and past participle associated

to be caused by something:

There are many health problems associated with smoking.

(Definition von “be associated with something” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)