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appertain to something

[of a responsibility or privilege] to belong to something as a right. Do these rights appertain to a third cousin of the deceased? The statement doesn't make sense. It appertains to no one as it is stated.
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By contrast, Hamilton adds, the authority of "the British king extends to the declaring of war and to the raising and regulating of fleets and armies--all which, by the Constitution under consideration, would appertain to the legislature.
We are told the Government is handing power back to each individual, but when are individuals consulted about all services that appertain to them?
Victims are made aware of general conditions which apply to any release licence including being of good behaviour, living where directed, attendance at programmes as well as specific conditions which appertain to their particular offender such as a child sex offender who should have no contact with children.
I will continue to talk with Tees Valley authorities on issues that affect us in the sub-region, along with issues that appertain to us within the North-east and North Yorkshire regions.
That priority should appertain to sporting duties, irrespective of who pays the wages.
Through the modification of the parameters we obtain different airfoils which appertain to the same family.
The most obvious and most unaccountable faults of "The Hutted Knoll," are those which appertain to the style--to the mere grammatical construction;--for, in other and more important particulars of style, Mr.
I don't suppose it will appertain to the fact of what on earth his father was doing in providing him with a car way beyond his capabilities.
Legends sometimes arose about kisang and the prominent men of their times, but much of what was remembered and transmitted did not always appertain to literature.
while that of the British king extends to the declaring of war and to the raising and regulating of fleets and armies--all which, by the Constitution under consideration, would appertain to the legislature.
If they are discussing issues of policy that appertain to England that must be made clear to the viewer.
As he called for a pre-sentence report, the judge told the court: "I don't suppose it will appertain to the fact of what on Earth his father was doing in providing him with a car way beyond his capabilities.
As the judge called for a pre-sentence report on the teenager, he said: "I don't suppose it will appertain to the fact of what on earth his father was doing in providing him with a car way beyond his capabilities.