bear (up)on (something)

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bear (up)on (something)

To impact or affect something or someone. How does my lateness bear upon you? You weren't here on time either! Don't worry, our lawyers have told us that this information won't bear on the merger.
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bear (up)on something

[for information or facts] to concern something or be relevant to something. (Upon is formal and less commonly used than on.) How do those facts bear on this matter? They do not bear upon this matter at all.
See also: bear, on
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In an order effective yesterday, the Federal District Court in Delaware overruled Intel's objections and ordered it to produce documents and other evidence bearing upon Intel's exclusionary conduct outside of U.
The expected TRO denial by the Court has no bearing upon the probable outcome of the lawsuit or the Preliminary Injunction hearing.
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Any person having knowledge bearing upon Muelle's fitness or qualifications to resume the practice of law should contact Jennifer Moore, Bar Counsel, The Florida Bar, Suite M-100, 444 Brickell Ave.
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Any person having knowledge bearing upon Clark's fitness or qualifications to resume the practice of law should contact Edward J.
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