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English definition of “connected”

connected

adjective (RELATED)    /kəˈnek.tɪd/
related to someone or something: They're not blood relations - they're only connected by marriage. He was connected in some way with that fraud scandal a couple of years back. → See also well connectedConnecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixtures
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