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verb appertain pronunciation in British English /ˌæpə(r)ˈteɪn/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyappertain
he/she/itappertains
present participleappertaining
past tenseappertained
past participleappertained

phrasal verb

appertain to

[transitive] very formal
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present tense
I/you/we/theyappertain to
he/she/itappertains to
present participleappertaining to
past tenseappertained to
past participleappertained to
appertain to something to belong to or be about something

regulations appertaining to the army

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