in connection with

in connection with
REGARDING, concerning, with reference to, with regard to, with respect to, respecting, relating to, in relation to, on, connected with, on the subject of, in the matter of, apropos, re, in re.

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in connection with
Concerning
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Main Entry:connect

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detectives are questioning two men in connection with alleged criminal damage

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in connection with
: in relation to (something) : for reasons that relate to (something)
— used especially in journalism

Police arrested four men in connection with the robbery.

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Main Entry:connection

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