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per·ti·nent

 (pûr′tn-ənt)
adj.
Clearly related to a matter at hand. See Synonyms at relevant.

[Middle English, from Old French partenant, pertinent, from Latin pertinēns, pertinent-, present participle of pertinēre, to pertain; see pertain.]

per′ti·nence, per′ti·nen·cy n.
per′ti·nent·ly adv.

pertinent

(ˈpɜːtɪnənt)
adj
relating to the matter at hand; relevant
[C14: from Latin pertinēns, from pertinēre to pertain]
ˈpertinence, ˈpertinency n
ˈpertinently adv

per•ti•nent

(ˈpɜr tn ənt)

adj.
pertaining directly and significantly to the matter at hand; relevant: pertinent details.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin pertinent- (s. of pertinēns), present participle of pertinēre to pertain]
per′ti•nence, per′ti•nen•cy, n.
per′ti•nent•ly, adv.
syn: See apt.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pertinent - having precise or logical relevance to the matter at hand; "a list of articles pertinent to the discussion"; "remarks that were to the point"
relevant - having a bearing on or connection with the subject at issue; "the scientist corresponds with colleagues in order to learn about matters relevant to her own research"
2.pertinent - being of striking appropriateness and pertinence; "the successful copywriter is a master of apposite and evocative verbal images"; "an apt reply"
apropos - of an appropriate or pertinent nature

pertinent

pertinent

adjective
Related to the matter at hand:
Idiom: to the point.
Translations

pertinent

[ˈpɜːtɪnənt] ADJ [information, facts] → pertinente
evidence pertinent to the casepruebas f pertinentes al or que guardan relación con el caso
that is not pertinent to the discussioneso no es pertinente a or no está relacionado con la discusión
he asked some very pertinent questionshizo unas preguntas muy pertinentes

pertinent

[ˈpɜːrtɪnənt] adjpertinent(e)

pertinent

adjrelevant (to für); informationsachdienlich

pertinent

[ˈpɜːtɪnənt] adjpertinente
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