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relevant

rel·e·vant

relevant

 
 
pronunciation:
re l vnt
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: 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
definition 2: of current significance or importance; requiring or deserving consideration.
The professor's point was that the events of the past are still relevant for people today.Saving the rare butterfly species is simply not relevant for the local people who are just barely surviving themselves.
antonyms:
inconsequential, insignificant
similar words:
consequential, important, significant
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derivations: relevantly (adv.), relevance (n.), relevancy (n.)