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"related" in British English

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relatedadjective

uk   /rɪˈleɪ.tɪd/  us   /rɪˈleɪ.t̬ɪd/
(Definition of related from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"related" in American English

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relatedadjective [not gradable]

 us   /rɪˈleɪ·t̬ɪd/
belonging to the same family: Of course Elise and Linda are related – they’re cousins. José and Alfonso are related by marriage.
connected: We discussed inflation, unemployment, and related issues. They invested in technology-related companies.
(Definition of related from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"related" in Business English

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relatedadjective

uk   us   /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
(Definition of related from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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