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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: , present participle of relevare 'to raise up'

relevant

adjective
     
rel‧e‧vant S2 W2
directly relating to the subject or problem being discussed or considered [≠ irrelevant]:
Relevant documents were presented in court.
We received all the relevant information.
relevant to
What experience do you have that is relevant to this position?
relevance also relevancy noun [uncountable]
relevantly adverb

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