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verb     appertain pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participleappertaining
past tenseappertained
past participleappertained

phrasal verb

appertain to

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


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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