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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpertinentper‧ti‧nent /ˈpɜːtɪnənt $ ˈpɜːr-/ adjective formal  CONNECTED WITHdirectly relating to something that is being considered syn relevant He asked me a lot of very pertinent questions.pertinent to The last point is particularly pertinent to today’s discussion.pertinently adverbpertinence noun [uncountable]
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pertinentWords such as love, warmth, personal chemistry, are certainly pertinent.I must tell you, for it is pertinent.I think it may be pertinent at this point to raise the question of how the new department will be funded.The fact that the definitions of these terms are extremely murky can inpart be traced to the notion of pertinent effects.The scale of this process and its considerable effect on the cities raises a number of pertinent issues.Glossaries in each kit define pertinent medical terms.That's a very pertinent question.pertinent questionsThere is a brief but pertinent section on materials and techniques, including some illustrated exercises.It is pertinent to consider the materials from which this crucible was built.Whilst considering the colour of tesserae it is also pertinent to mention their preparation, size and shape.The police department is appealing for any information that may be pertinent to this inquiry.pertinent questionsThe interviewer will expect to answer pertinent questions.So two pertinent questions are how many electors, and how many names on a party list.When he phones you naturally listen sympathetically, offer advice and ask pertinent questions until, grateful, he rings off.And he asked me a lot of very pertinent questions which seemed to me more than idle curiosity.
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