appertain /ˌapəˈteɪn/

a

I. verb [no obj.]

1. ( appertain to) relate to; concern

the answers generally appertain to improvements in standard of service.
2. be appropriate or applicable

the institutional arrangements which appertain under the system.
– origin late Middle English: from Old French apertenir, from late Latin appertinere, from ad- ‘to’ + Latin pertinere ‘to pertain’.

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