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Definition of linked

1 : marked by linkage and especially genetic linkage linked genes
2 : having or provided with links a linked list

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Recent Examples on the Web The funds bolstered the suspicions of the American intelligence community that the Russians had offered money to Taliban militants and other linked associations. James Laporta, Fortune, "The White House was made aware of Russian bounties in 2019, AP sources say," 30 June 2020 The book focuses on two linked events that thrust them together. The Economist, "Clash of the titans When Theodore Roosevelt took on John Pierpont Morgan," 28 May 2020 Separately, FC Cincinnati's been known to remain linked with its assistant coaches across managerial tenures. Pat Brennan,, "Sources: Former Manchester United defender Jaap Stam to be next FC Cincinnati head coach," 21 May 2020 In Sacramento, a giant red rabbit dives into a suitcase, filling the three-story atrium as visitors traverse linked escalators alongside its 56-foot-long body. Erika Mailman, Washington Post, "Airport art doesn’t have to be boring: Here are some of the country’s most striking examples," 6 Mar. 2020 Statewide, 93% of students in the class of 2019 who took three linked career-tech courses earned a diploma in four years. oregonlive, "The secrets to McMinnville High’s stellar graduation rate," 24 Jan. 2020 In that time, a defiant team became linked to its tough environs. Matt Kawahara,, "Oakland Raiders fans prepare to bid farewell, again," 15 Dec. 2019 Prices moved up across the country because, even though U.S. oil production has ballooned in recent years, gas prices remain linked to global supply and demand. Rob Nikolewski, San Diego Union-Tribune, "San Diego gas prices jump 6.7 cents in one day after attack on Saudi Arabia gas fields," 18 Sep. 2019 Per Genis’ request, city staff added a memorandum to the proposal so that the lots where the Plant will sit will remain linked and cannot be sold separately. Daily Pilot, "The Plant commercial-residential project to take root in Costa Mesa after council gives OK," 4 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of linked

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Linked.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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Medical Definition of linked

: marked by linkage and especially genetic linkage linked genes

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