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adjective connected pronunciation in American English /kəˈnektəd/
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  1. 1
    joined to each other or to something else
    connected underground tunnels
    The dishwasher isn’t connected yet.
  2. 2
    things such as ideas, events, or facts that are connected are related to each other
    Were the two deaths connected?
    connected with/to: a meeting to discuss issues connected with genetic engineering
    closely connected: These three parts of the brain are closely connected.
    1. a.
      used about people who have a social, business, or family relationship
      connected with/to/by: How are you connected with the business?
      The ruling families are connected by marriage.
  3. 3
    able to communicate using a telephone or computer network
    The computers are connected remotely by telephone line.

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