with reference to

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: about or concerning (something or someone) : in relation to I have something further to add with reference to what was said earlier. The course covers ancient history with special reference to the Roman Empire.

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“With reference to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/with%20reference%20to. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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