Translation of pertain in Spanish:

pertain

Pronunciation: /pɜːrˈteɪn; pɜːˈteɪn/

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

[formal]
  • to pertain to sth 1.1 (belong to) pertenecer* a algo the assets which pertain to the business los bienes que pertenecen al negocio
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    • The adjective ‘gastric’ applies to all things pertaining to the stomach.
    • To steal anything pertaining to this story would be plagarism and illegal, so please, don't.
    • While the individuals pertaining to those groups may argue that they feel they are viable blood donors, why take the risk?
    1.2 (have to do with) concernir a algo
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    • In the public perception, all matters pertaining to health are the responsibility of the appropriate Ministry, or perhaps it should be so.
    • Similarly, on its return route, the bus should bear the related PIN pertaining to its destination.
    • The university relations officer works to represent students on all matters pertaining to governance of the university.

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