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relevant

rel·e·vant

relevant

 
 
pronunciation:
re l vnt
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: related to or connected with the present matter; pertinent.
We will not have time to discuss issues that are not relevant to today's topic.She was pleased to answer those questions that were relevant to her lecture.
synonyms:
germane, material, pertinent
antonyms:
immaterial, impertinent, inapplicable, irrelevant
similar words:
applicable, apposite, appropriate, apropos, apt, at issue, opportune, related, significant, timely, to the point
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derivations: relevantly (adv.), relevance (n.), relevancy (n.)