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1. Being connected; associated.
2. Connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage.
3. Music Having a close harmonic connection.

re·lat′ed·ly adv.
re·lat′ed·ness n.
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Noun1.relatedness - a particular manner of connectedness; "the relatedness of all living things"
connection, connexion, connectedness - a relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it); "there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare"
bearing - relevant relation or interconnection; "those issues have no bearing on our situation"
unrelatedness - the lack of any particular manner of connectedness
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Different from Lawrence, James Joyce seems to disbelieve in the communicability of characters, for the few interconnections among viewpoints in his novels are either insignificant or appear at profane moments, which problematizes human relatedness rather than instantiates it.
The degree of relatedness between a joint venture's partners that maximizes the stock market returns upon its announcement continues to be a contentious topic in joint venture literature.
I also fear that, just as it took centuries for the church and humanity as a whole to see the evil associated with slavery, it may take just as long to see the evil associated with patriarchal systems of governance and relatedness.
Detailed statistical analysis (including population frequency of the particular STR types observed) can be employed to refine data of this sort and prove or disprove levels of relatedness between samples, to a known statistical probability.