in relation to (something)

in relation to (something)

Regarding or related to. The phrase highlights the relationship between multiple things. In relation to your vacation request, I'm sorry, but we can't grant it while we have three people out on leave. I think that we should write up another report, in relation to this one, so that we have a full picture of the budget for next year.
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in relation to someone or something

relating to someone or something; in connection with someone or something. I mention this fact in relation to your proposed trip. Let's discuss Bill in relation to his future with this company.
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in relation to

In reference to; in connection with: This letter from the bank is in relation to your mortgage.
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