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related

adjective
     
re‧lat‧ed S2 W3
1 things that are related are connected in some way:
Police now believe that the three crimes could be related.
the problem of drug abuse and other related issues
related to
He suffers with memory loss related to his disease.
closely/directly/strongly etc related
Education levels are strongly related to income.
drug-/pollution-/stress-related etc
people suffering from tobacco-related illnesses
2 [not before noun] connected by a family relationship:
Are you two related?
related to
I might be related to him.
3 animals, plants, languages etc that are related belong to the same group:
Dolphins and porpoises are closely related.

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