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verb as in be relevant to

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While navigating between the related keywords pertaining to your niche, you’ll be able to easily identify all major players in the market.

Let narcissism trickle down into every crevice, particularly as it pertains to one’s sexual and pharmaceutical appetites, swiping left and swiping right and then snorting up.

The American Bar Association has suggestions pertaining specifically to hiring bias for those with disabilities.

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The top three answers all pertain to review quality and quantity.

Hastorf has long been interested in the relationships between people and plants throughout history, particularly as they pertain to what people ate in the past.

Americans exactingly measure everything that pertains to their material well-being.

The second flurry of news pertains to the long-running LIBOR scandal.

But in fact, after age 16, as pertains to the Secret Service, they will be on their own.

But my takeaway from the evening pertains this time more to substance than to style.

All along the highways and by-paths of our literature we encounter much that pertains to this "queen of plants."

In many respects like the Virginia planter, they differ somewhat in their taste in all that pertains to the turf and the field.

Even in modern Russia some of this dignity pertains to the emperor, as the supreme head of the national church.

In everything which pertains to Art they were benefactors of the human race, and gave a great impulse to civilization.

Further, when I consider a difference that pertains to essence, I call it an essential difference.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pertains, such as: relate, refer, apply, vest, belong, and join.

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