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Adjective
/ˈpərtn-ənt/,
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Relevant or applicable to a particular matter; apposite,
  1. Relevant or applicable to a particular matter; apposite
    • - she asked me a lot of very pertinent questions
    • - the unreleased section of tape was not pertinent to the investigation

  1. having precise or logical relevance to the matter at hand; "a list of articles pertinent to the discussion"; "remarks that were to the point"
  2. apposite: being of striking appropriateness and pertinence; "the successful copywriter is a master of apposite and evocative verbal images"; "an apt reply"
  3. (pertinently) in a pertinent way; "what is singular about his use of them is that no other artist, of his time or any other, has painted them so directly, intimately and pertinently"
  4. (pertinency) applicability: relevance by virtue of being applicable to the matter at hand
  5. Relevance describes how pertinent, connected, or applicable something is to a given matter. A thing is relevant if it serves as a means to a given purpose. Imagine a patient suffering a well-defined disease such as scurvy caused by lack of vitamin C. ...
  6. Pertinent was an Australian monthly periodical edited by Leon Batt. Contributors included Ian Mudie, Kylie Tennant, William Hart-Smith, the artist Rosaleen Norton and the poet Gavin Greenlees, Dulcie Deamer (the 'Queen of Bohemia'), Yvonne Webb, George Farwell, Marjorie Quinn, Marien Dreyer, and ...
  7. important with regards to (a subject or matter); relevant
  8. Anything pertaining to land, generally used in the plural.
  9. A thing is pertinent if it directly relates to the issues of a matter. If a thing does not relate directly to the issues it is impertinent. A term sometimes used interchangeably with relevant is material. See also relevant and dispositive.
  10. means: Relevant or fitting. Sometimes it is hard to understand what is pertinent in things Rockett says.