Definition Of pertain

verb

be appropriate, related, or applicable.

matters pertaining to the organization of government

Example Of pertain

  • A serious litter problem pertained at the Shopping Centre.

  • Apparently, the residents held a meeting the other day in the building to discuss matters pertaining to the same.

  • As a student reading for a doctorate at the celebrated University of Paris-Sorbonne, he is well versed in the academic language that pertains in France and on the European Continent.

  • ‘The culture of blame which pertains in this country today is an unhealthy and debilitating trend,’ the Prime Minister said.

  • Cross-examination need not be confined to the matters pertaining to the charges.


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