pertain to


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pertain to

verb relate to, concern, refer to, regard, be part of, belong to, apply to, bear on, befit, be relevant to, be appropriate to, appertain to regulations which pertain to your own specific situation
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True, I am not a swashbuckler; but perhaps there may also abide in me the spirit which should pertain to every man who is at once resigned and sure of himself.
According to BPRD Circular No 06 of 2013, the major changes under the Basel III reform package pertain to numerator of the Capital Adequacy Ratio (CAR), ie, eligible capital.
1 : to relate to a person or thing <The laws pertain to hunting.
The bill also defines bodily injury and criminal sexual abuse as they pertain to senior citizens, and establishes an Elder Justice Coordinating Council to examine the problem of abuse of the elderly.