Definition of pertinent adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    pertinent

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈpərtn̩ənt//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1appropriate to a particular situation synonym relevant
  2. 2 a pertinent question/fact pertinent to something Please keep your comments pertinent to the topic under discussion.
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adverb The report examines the causes of rising unemployment, and, more pertinently, offers some solutions.
NAmE//ˈpərtn̩əns//
 
noun [uncountable]
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