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appurtenant

[uh-pur-tn-uh nt] /əˈpɜr tn ənt/
adjective
1.
appertaining or belonging; pertaining.
noun
2.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English (see appurtenance, -ant); replacing Middle English apertinent < Late Latin appertinent- (stem of appertinēns, present participle of appertinēre). See ap-1, pertinent
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Examples from the web for appurtenant
  • Accessory structures are also referred to as appurtenant structures.
  • The office is a law enforcement agency with all the investigative powers and privileges appurtenant to law enforcement.
British Dictionary definitions for appurtenant

appurtenant

/əˈpɜːtɪnənt/
adjective
1.
relating, belonging, or accessory
noun
2.
another word for appurtenance
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Word Origin and History for appurtenant
adj.

late 14c., from Anglo-French apurtenant, Old French apartenant, present participle of apartenir "be related to" (see appurtenance).

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