verb (used without object)
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Origin of pertain
OTHER WORDS FROM pertainun·per·tain·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for pertain
For starters, it pertained only to broadcast media, so extending it to cable outlets would require an entirely new regulatory framework.The Fairness Doctrine won’t solve our problems — but it can foster needed debate|Victor Pickard|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
It’s where we look at the recent events of the week pertaining to diversity, equity, inclusion and labor in tech.Human Capital: Alpha Global forms to unite Alphabet workers worldwide|Megan Rose Dickey|January 31, 2021|TechCrunch
At Sight Tech Global last month, Girma spoke about how discussions around algorithmic bias as it pertains to race have become somewhat normalized, but too often do those conversations exclude the effects of algorithms on disabled people.
The Blade could find no rulings written by Garland himself pertaining to LGBTQ people, only opinions written by other judges that he joined.AG pick Garland may have to answer for rulings against LGBTQ plaintiffs|Chris Johnson|January 7, 2021|Washington Blade
The answers left out large chunks that did not pertain to the questions, like a map leaves out irrelevant details of a territory.An Existential Crisis in Neuroscience - Issue 94: Evolving|Grigori Guitchounts|December 30, 2020|Nautilus
Eighty-two percent pertained to death, or a sudden illness or accident.Knocking on Heaven's Door: True Stories of Unexplained, Uncanny Experiences at the Hour of Death|Patricia Pearson|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The death threats pertained to what Katayama perceived as an insulting illustration of a cat.
That's precisely what would happen in Libya if the no-fly zone pertained only to fixed-wing aircraft.
The Patriarch went to him, and, with the help of an interpreter, did for him what pertained to his office as a good Pastor.
Their speculations pertained to the loftiest subjects that ever tasked the intellect of man.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
Sigrid was now a widow and to her pertained many great manors in Sweden.
It was his duty to make a return on that day; a decision as to the lawfulness of the election pertained to the house of commons.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
He desired to eliminate Myra Bland and all that pertained to her from even casual contact with him.The Hidden Places|Bertrand W. Sinclair