in·​ter·​re·​lat·​ed | \ ˌin-tər-ri-ˈlā-təd How to pronounce interrelated (audio) , ˌin-tə- \

Definition of interrelated

: having a mutual or reciprocal relation

Other Words from interrelated

interrelatedly adverb
interrelatedness noun

Examples of interrelated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But the United States economy was still haunted by a series of chronic, interrelated problems: too little spending by consumers and businesses; too few jobs; and too-low inflation. New York Times, 15 Nov. 2021 In any business, these three areas are deeply interrelated and can inform each other in strategic ways if teams are able to get and stay on the same page regarding their outreach to customers and prospects. Expert Panel®, Forbes, 21 Sep. 2021 New York and Curbed recruited a team of designers and consultants, led by the architecture firm WXY, to approach the streets as a matrix of overlapping, interrelated networks. Justin Davidson, Curbed, 11 Nov. 2021 From there, the book breaks into two interrelated plot lines. David James, Anchorage Daily News, 6 Nov. 2021 Today, companies are facing changes on multiple, interrelated levels: from customer behavior and expectations to societal change, technological change, and new, disruptive business models. Kimberly A. Whitler, Forbes, 30 Oct. 2021 Figure 2 illustrates two interrelated but independent pathways that stimulate responses to viral infections. William A. Haseltine, Forbes, 22 Sep. 2021 But interrelated price, supply and labor problems that were once expected to fade by Labor Day now appear likely to last well into next year, further complicating the Democrats’ already rocky path to the midterm elections. David J. Lynch And Rachel Siegel, Anchorage Daily News, 14 Oct. 2021 There’s a global energy crisis, or rather a few different, interrelated ones. Kate Aronoff, The New Republic, 12 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of interrelated

1827, in the meaning defined above

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“Interrelated.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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