Definitions for relevantˈrɛl ə vənt
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word relevant
having a bearing on or connection with the subject at issue
"the scientist corresponds with colleagues in order to learn about matters relevant to her own research"
Directly related, connected, or pertinent to a topic.
His mother provided some relevant background information concerning his medical condition.
Not out of date; current.
Origin: From relevant, from relevans, present active participle of relevo, from re- + levo.
relieving; lending aid or support
bearing upon, or properly applying to, the case in hand; pertinent; applicable
sufficient to support the cause
Origin: [F. relevant, p. pr. of relever to raise again, to relieve. See Relieve.]
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'relevant' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1286
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'relevant' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1976
Rank popularity for the word 'relevant' in Adjectives Frequency: #153
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I think I'm relevant again.
But passing the relevant law won't be enough.
They had to find relevant scapegoats, of which I was one.
The college has never been more relevant. It has to continue.
It was just not a relevant consideration when you're setting Libor.
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Translations for relevant
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- ذو صلةArabic
- pertinent, rellevantCatalan, Valencian
- asjakohane, seotudEstonian
- asiaankuuluva, relevantti, oleellinen, olennainenFinnish
- releváns, lényegesHungarian
- 関連, 適切Japanese
- stosowny, odpowiedni, związanyPolish
- relevante, pertinentePortuguese
- pertinent, relevantRomanian
- уместный, соответствующий, имеющий отношение, относящийся к делу, актуальный, релевантныйRussian
- ilişkili, ilgili, alakalıTurkish
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