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American English: /pərˈteɪn/
British English: /pəˈteɪn/

Translation of pertain in Spanish:

intransitive verb

[formal]to pertain to something
  • 1 (belong to)
    pertenecer a algo
    the assets which pertain to the business
    los bienes que pertenecen al negocio
    Example sentences
    • 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?
  • 2 (have to do with)
    concernir a algo
    Example sentences
    • 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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