pertain

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA: /pɚˈteɪn/
  • (UK) IPA: /pəˈteɪn/
  • Hyphenation: per‧tain

Verb[change]

Plain form
pertain

Third-person singular
pertains

Past tense
pertained

Past participle
pertained

Present participle
pertaining

  1. (intransitive) To pertain means to belong to.
  2. (intransitive) To pertain means to relate or refer to.

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