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rel·e·vant

 (rĕl′ə-vənt)
adj.
1. Having a bearing on or connection with the matter at hand.
2. Meaningful or purposeful in current society or culture: thought that the traditional male role of breadwinner was no longer relevant.

[Medieval Latin relevāns, relevant-, from Latin, present participle of relevāre, to relieve, raise up; see relieve.]

rel′e·vance (-vəns) n.
rel′e·vant·ly adv.
Synonyms: relevant, apropos, germane, material, pertinent
These adjectives describe what relates to and has a direct bearing on the matter at hand: researched websites relevant to her course of study; an apropos response that concisely answered my question; comments that were germane to the topic of discussion; reiterated the material facts of the lawsuit; assigned pertinent articles for the class to read.

relevant

(ˈrɛlɪvənt)
adj
1. having direct bearing on the matter in hand; pertinent
2. (Phonetics & Phonology) linguistics another word for distinctive2
[C16: from Medieval Latin relevans, from Latin relevāre to lighten, from re- + levāre to raise, relieve]
ˈrelevance, ˈrelevancy n
ˈrelevantly adv

rel•e•vant

(ˈrɛl ə vənt)

adj.
1. bearing upon the matter at hand; pertinent.
2. having practical value or applicability.
[1550–60; < Medieval Latin relevant-, s. of relevāns, present participle of relevāre to rebuild, Latin: to raise, lift up. See relieve, -ant]
rel′e•vance, rel′e•van•cy, n.
rel′e•vant•ly, adv.
syn: See apt.
pron: See irrelevant.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.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"
irrelevant - having no bearing on or connection with the subject at issue; "an irrelevant comment"; "irrelevant allegations"

relevant

relevant

adjective
Related to the matter at hand:
Idiom: to the point.
Translations
مُتَعَلِّق بالمَوْضوع، ذو صِلَهوَثِيقُ الصِّلَة بِ
relevantnízávažný
relevantvigtig
asiaan liittyvä
relevantan
tárgyhoz tartozó
viîeigandi; mikilvægur
関連する
관계가 있는
cieši saistītssvarīgs, būtisks
pomembenustrezen
relevant
สำคัญ
ile ilgiliilişkin
có liên quan

relevant

[ˈreləvənt] ADJ [information, facts, document, page] → pertinente
they had all the relevant information at their disposaltenían toda la información pertinente a su disposición
Shakespeare's plays are still relevant todaylas obras de Shakespeare tienen aún trascendencia hoy en día
he talked to the relevant officials to see what could be donehabló con los oficiales competentes para ver qué se podía hacer
applicants need a year's relevant experiencelos solicitantes necesitan tener un año de experiencia en el campo
relevant to: details relevant to this affairdetalles relacionados con or concernientes a este asunto
information which may be relevant to this caseinformación que puede ser relevante para este caso
that's not relevant to the caseeso no viene al caso
your question is not relevant to the issues we're discussingtu pregunta no guarda relación con lo que estamos discutiendo

relevant

[ˈrɛləvənt] adj
(= pertinent, related) [information, fact, remark] → pertinent(e)
That's not relevant → Ce n'est pas pertinent.
The report omitted several relevant facts → Le rapport a omis plusieurs faits pertinents.
to be relevant to sth → être pertinent(e) par rapport à qch
Education should be relevant to real life → L'enseignement devrait être pertinente par rapport à la réalité quotidienne.
information which is relevant to the inquiry
BUT des informations qui sont pertinentes pour l'enquête.
to be relevant to sb → concerner qn
If you have children, this chapter is particularly relevant to you → Si vous avez des enfants, ce chapitre vous concerne particulièrement.
(= appropriate) → pertinent(e); [authorities, area] → concerné(e)
Make sure you read the relevant chapters → Assurez-vous de lire les chapitres pertinents.

relevant

adjrelevant (to für); information, document, page alsoentsprechend attr; course, study alsosachbezogen; authority, personzuständig; regulationmaßgeblich, entsprechend attr; time, placebetreffend; experienceerforderlich, entsprechend attr; that is not relevantdas ist nicht relevant; a course relevant to one’s studiesein studienbezogener Kurs; a curriculum which is relevant to all pupilsein Lehrplan, der für alle Schüler relevant ist; the police are looking for any relevant informationdie Polizei bittet um sachdienliche Hinweise; applicants for the job need three years’ relevant experienceBewerber für die Stelle benötigen drei Jahre entsprechende (Berufs)Erfahrung

relevant

[ˈrɛləvənt] adj relevant (to) (remark, fact) → pertinente (a); (information, papers, chapter) → relativo/a (a); (course of action) → adeguato/a (a)

relevant

(ˈreləvənt) adjective
connected with or saying something important about what is being spoken about or discussed. I don't think his remarks are relevant (to our discussion); Any relevant information should be given to the police.
ˈrelevance noun

relevant

وَثِيقُ الصِّلَة بِ relevantní relevant relevant συναφής pertinente asiaan liittyvä pertinent relevantan pertinente 関連する 관계가 있는 relevant relevant odnośny relevante уместный relevant สำคัญ ilişkin có liên quan 有关的
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John was a little disappointed not to find a tender Niobe, but feeling that his dignity demanded the first apology, he made none, only came leisurely in and laid himself upon the sofa with the singularly relevant remark, "We are going to have a new moon, my dear.
I am glad of all details," remarked my friend, "whether they seem to you to be relevant or not.
Seeing that his most gracious ruler was calm once more, Michaud also grew calm, but was not immediately ready to reply to the Emperor's direct and relevant question which required a direct answer.
Sometimes, in the truce we made with the text, he told a little story of his life at home, or some anecdote relevant to our reading, or quoted a passage from some other author.
She's all right," he said, apropos of nothing spoken, and yet distinctly relevant to what was in each of their minds.
To his masculine mind there was nothing relevant about her break-down; yet all else was forgotten at sight of her tears.
When Dampier had finished his story I could think of nothing relevant that I cared to say, and to question him would have been a hideous impertinence.
As often as possible support your conclusions by quotations from, the author or by page-number references to relevant passages.
I suppose it's a special gift or else the difficulty consists in being relevant.
That's why I have gone into all the details of this thing whether they seemed to me relevant or not.
And that Charles's sister's tale-bearing tongue should be relevant to the building of a Yukon fire, was apparent only to Mercedes, who disburdened herself of copious opinions upon that topic, and incidentally upon a few other traits unpleasantly peculiar to her husband's family.
Whenever the effect resulting from a stimulus to an organism differs according to the past history of the organism, without our being able actually to detect any relevant difference in its present structure, we will speak of "mnemic causation," provided we can discover laws embodying the influence of the past.