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related

adjective
 
 
/rɪˈleɪtɪd/
connected to, influenced by, or caused by something: related costs/expenses Customers will be responsible for repaying the entire loan amount as well as all related costs and fees.related products/services We currently have around 300 job openings in sales and related services.related activities/changes/causes Mining and related activities remain at the centre of the South African economy.be related to sth Overall financial performance has been adversely affected by a slowdown in demand that is related to a cooling economy. Cutting the emergency-loan rate will not be enough to solve all of the problems related to current conditions in the credit markets.
-related used to describe what something is connected with: Stocks fell as the US dollar's plunge against the yen sent export-related issues tumbling. profit-related bonuses
→  See also business-related , earnings-related , employment-related , job-related , performance-related , tax-related , work-related
(Definition of related from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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