related re‧lat‧ed [rɪˈleɪtd] adjective
directly connected with or affected by something:

• The drop in sales was related to the end of a tax break on new cars.

• The company agreed to sell its real estate business and other related assets.

• Stocks were hit by earnings-related selling.

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related UK US /rɪˈleɪtɪd/ adjective
connected to, influenced by, or caused by something: related costs/expenses »

Customers will be responsible for repaying the entire loan amount as well as all related costs and fees.

related products/services »

We currently have around 300 job openings in sales and related services.

related activities/changes/causes »

Mining and related activities remain at the centre of the South African economy.

be related to sth »

Overall financial performance has been adversely affected by a slowdown in demand that is related to a cooling economy.


Cutting the emergency-loan rate will not be enough to solve all of the problems related to current conditions in the credit markets.

-related — Cf. -related
See also BUSINESS-RELATED(Cf. ↑business-related), EARNINGS-RELATED(Cf. ↑earnings-related), EMPLOYMENT-RELATED(Cf. ↑employment-related), JOB-RELATED(Cf. ↑job-related), PERFORMANCE-RELATED(Cf. ↑performance-related), TAX-RELATED(Cf. ↑tax-related), WORK-RELATED(Cf. ↑work-related)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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