What is the difference between associated with and related to such as:

This degree is (related in / associated with) an increase.

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    'related in' would not be grammatically correct here, but 'related to' would be. Jan 4, 2020 at 6:32

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Related can mean a positive connection, or a negative connection, but associated would usually mean only a positive connection.

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