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To be connected with or related to something - synonyms or related words



if people, things, or events are linked, they are related to each other in some way



to be closely connected with a situation or an event



to be connected or related to something

bear on

to be connected with something or to influence it



if things interrelate or are interrelated, they affect each other because they are connected in some way

pertain to

to be directly related to something

have (something/anything) to do with

to be connected with someone or something

be bound up/together

people or things that are bound together are connected by qualities that they all share

be/have something to do with something

used for saying that something is related to something else, especially when you do not know or do not give the exact details

lie behind

to be the real reason for a decision or action



a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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