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verb appertain pronunciation in British English /ˌæpə(r)ˈteɪn/
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
regulations appertaining to the army


a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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