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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.
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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
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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.
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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"
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relevant

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relevant

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

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