linked

adjective
\ˈliŋ(k)t \

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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Danske’s chief executive, Thomas Borgen, resigned last week in connection with the massive Russian-linked money-laundering case, which has drawn scrutiny from U.S. criminal investigators and European authorities. Jenny Strasburg, WSJ, "Deutsche Bank’s German Regulators Show Impatience With Money-Laundering Controls," 24 Sep. 2018 His opponents, meanwhile, have failed to shrug off the stigma of graft and abuse of power surrounding their parties and remain linked to a mess of ongoing scandals, as well as the spiraling violence surrounding the country's notorious drug cartels. Ishaan Tharoor, Washington Post, "Mexico’s presidential frontrunner is promising a revolution. Can he deliver?," 29 June 2018 The social network has long been plagued by groups of bots and fraudulent accounts, including a notorious Russian-linked network that sowed chaos for years, culminating in an effort to influence the 2016 presidential election. Louise Matsakis, WIRED, "Why Your Twitter Follower Count Might Go Down This Week," 11 July 2018 As far as other defensive targets are concerned, United remain linked with Tottenham centre-back Toby Alderweireld and long-term Jose Mourinho favourite Raphael Varane. SI.com, "Man Utd 'Ready to Offer' £26m for Napoli Left-Back as Part of Summer Defensive Rebuild," 4 Apr. 2018 Nationally, these Russian-linked accounts presented themselves as grass-roots opponents or supporters of movements like Black Lives Matter, both defending police and criticizing them. Kevin Crowe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Russian Twitter trolls stoked racial tension in wake of Sherman Park rioting in Milwaukee before 2016 election," 15 Mar. 2018 Hence, there's no reason to think the petro will remain linked to a barrel of oil in international markets. Timothy B. Lee, Ars Technica, "Venezuela says its cryptocurrency raised $735 million—but it’s a farce," 22 Feb. 2018 PepsiCo brands Doritos Blaze and Mountain Dew Ice are showcased in two 30-second linked spots showing Morgan Freeman and Peter Dinklage in a lip-sync rap battle. CBS News, "Super Bowl 2018 commercials shy from politics and mind their manners," 4 Feb. 2018 The aerodynamics of three linked rockets are different from those affecting a single one. The Economist, "Space flightThe biggest rocket in the world prepares for its maiden voyage," 18 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of linked

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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linked

adjective
\ˈliŋ(k)t \

Medical Definition of linked 

: marked by linkage and especially genetic linkage linked genes

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