in relation to

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Definition of in relation to

formal
1 used to compare to the size, shape, or position of (some other part of the same thing) The monkey's eyes are large in relation to its head.
2 used to talk about what something is like by seeing how it is related to something else understanding literature in relation to history
3 : about (something or someone) : in reference to I have several comments to make in relation to the subject at hand.

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“In relation to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20relation%20to. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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