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English definition of “relate to sb/sth”

relate to sb/sth

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with relate   /rɪˈleɪt/ us  
C1 to be connected to, or to be about someone or something: Chapter nine relates to the effects of inflation on consumers.Regarding and concerningLinking and relating relating to connected with something: Anything relating to maths is a complete mystery to me.Linking and relatingRegarding and concerning
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