interrelated

adjective
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

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Other Words from interrelated

interrelatedly adverb
interrelatedness noun

Examples of interrelated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In their 2019 statement, the bishops note that all of these issues are complicated, interrelated and require serious reflection, a prayerful approach, a discerning attitude and an action response. Ivo Spalatin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Opinion: Catholics must carefully discern more than a single issue when they decide how to vote," 8 Oct. 2020 The challenges are so widespread and so interrelated that Americans seeking to flee one could well run into another. Meridith Kohut, ProPublica, "Climate Change Will Force a New American Migration," 15 Sep. 2020 Trails are in danger for interrelated reasons, including climate change, fire, and lack of financing. Nicholas Kristof, National Geographic, "America’s neglected hiking trails are more popular than ever—but they’re struggling," 8 Sep. 2020 As with the book, the show functions as a pulp anthology of sorts, a collection of interrelated tales that visit various members of the Freeman/Lewis clans. Peter Rubin, Wired, "Lovecraft Country Is a Necessary Re-Imagining of Genre Fiction," 17 Aug. 2020 That is why human rights are considered indivisible, interrelated and interdependent. Shelley Inglis, The Conversation, "Pompeo’s plan for a hierarchy of human rights could serve to undermine them all – including religious freedom," 5 Aug. 2020 Its threads are embedded in interrelated, peculiar mindsets. Mugambi Jouet, The New Republic, "The Trump Cult Is Loyal to an Ideology, Not the Man," 26 June 2020 Today the idea that weight is the main problem dogging black women builds on these historically racist ideas and ignores how interrelated social factors impact black women’s health. Sabrina Strings, Scientific American, "The Racist Roots of Fighting Obesity," 4 June 2020 So will there be more seasons to come, and even more interrelated stories of the people who live around the Loop? Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, "Tales from the Loop," 3 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of interrelated

1827, in the meaning defined above

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11 Oct 2020

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“Interrelated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interrelated. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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