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pertinent (adj.)

"belonging or relating to the subject or matter in hand," late 14c., from Anglo-French purtinaunt (late 13c.), Old French partenant (mid-13c.) and directly from Latin pertinentem (nominative pertinens) "pertaining," present participle of pertinere "to relate, concern" (see pertain). Related: Pertinently.

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Definitions of pertinent

pertinent (adj.)
having precise or logical relevance to the matter at hand;
a list of articles pertinent to the discussion
pertinent (adj.)
being of striking appropriateness and pertinence;
Synonyms: apposite / apt
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