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appertain to

To apply or pertain to someone. What rights appertain to me as a naturalized citizen?

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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appertains to the " classical tradition" of Slovene CompLit.
The nonsense that appertains today could be easily rectified if we had a National Defence Medal.
If none of these appertains, I will sit back, observe, and wait.
Then came the news that a number of courses would be scrapped for either being meaningless or having attracted no applicant.Besides, the quality of some of those who have been given "the powers to do all that appertains" cannot write a simple application letter or, if they do, it will be incomprehensible.
Join the conversation Facebook page book.com/ The balance of PS2.1m damages appertains to another claim over work on the museum's ceilings which NML also won and the judge said he would give his decision on how much AEW should pay at a later date.
In real terms, the 5.9 per cent growth of the Maltese economy during the second quarter of 2018 translated into an 89 million increase in workers wages, the majority of which appertains to the private sector.
The hope of all graduating students as they sit in the scorching sun, waiting to be given 'power to read and all that appertains to their degree' is to land that elusive job and start earning income to sustain their livelihood and to give back to their parents or guardians who sacrificed to have them educated.
THE economic climate over the last four years has certainly constrained new development activity within market towns as a result of reduced occupier requirements and the need to let or sell existing available space, built speculatively when better market conditions appertained.
Everything that appertains to young people seems to be good for cutting.
Special wishes to those celebrating their first Christmas as university graduates after getting the power to read and do all that appertains to their degrees.