bear on

phrasal verb
bore on; borne on also born on; bearing on; bears on

Definition of bear on

formal
1 : to have an effect on (something) Personal feelings did not bear on our decision.
2 : to apply or relate to (something) What are the facts bearing directly on this matter?

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“Bear on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bear%20on. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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