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related

adjective uk   /rɪˈleɪ.tɪd/ us    /-t̬ɪd/

related adjective (CONNECTED)

B2 connected: We discussed unemployment and related issues. Experts believe that the large number of cancer cases in the area are directly related to the new nuclear power station.
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related adjective (FAMILY)

B2 If people are related, they belong to the same family: She claims she is related to royalty. Jim and I are related by marriage. If different types of animal are related, they come from the same type of animal: The cat and the lion are related species.
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