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re·lat·ed / riˈlātid/ • adj. belonging to the same family, group, or type; connected: sleeping sickness and related diseases. ∎  [in comb.] associated with the specified item or process, esp. causally: income-related benefits. DERIVATIVES: re·lat·ed·ness n.

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related. Term used for one key's harmonic distance from, or closeness to, another. ‘Related keys’ is an unspecific term, since all keys are related in some way.

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