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ˈpɜr tn əntper·ti·nent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pertinentadjective

    having precise or logical relevance to the matter at hand

    "a list of articles pertinent to the discussion"; "remarks that were to the point"

  2. apposite, apt, pertinentadjective

    being of striking appropriateness and pertinence

    "the successful copywriter is a master of apposite and evocative verbal images"; "an apt reply"


  1. pertinentadjective

    important with regards to (a subject or matter); relevant

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pertinentadjective

    belonging or related to the subject or matter in hand; fit or appropriate in any way; adapted to the end proposed; apposite; material; relevant; as, pertinent illustrations or arguments; pertinent evidence

  2. Pertinentadjective

    regarding; concerning; belonging; pertaining


  1. Pertinent

    Pertinent was an Australian monthly periodical edited by Leon Batt. Contributors included Ian Mudie, Kylie Tennant, William Hart-Smith, the artist Rosaleen Norton and the poet Gavin Greenlees, Dulcie Deamer, Yvonne Webb, George Farwell, Marjorie Quinn, Marien Dreyer, and Robert Crossland Started in 1940 the magazine ceased publication in 1947.

Editors Contribution

  1. pertinent

    relevant or applicable to a particular matter; apposite.

    "she asked me a lot of very pertinent questions"

    Submitted by anonymous on June 5, 2018  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pertinent in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pertinent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of pertinent in a Sentence

  1. Don Lemon:

    I have saidI dont think that you should really listen to what he says, you should listen to what the experts say, im not actuallysure, if you want tobehonest, that we should carry that live. I think we should run snippets. I think we should do it afterwards and get the pertinent points to the American people because hes never, evergoing to tell you the truth.

  2. Joe Manchin:

    I want witnesses. I definitely want witnesses, the only thing I've said is that there should be an adult in the room and Chief Justice John Roberts's Chief Justice John Roberts. We should vote again on Chief Justice John Roberts being able to determine who is pertinent... if Hunter Biden is one of the people who is pertinent to the evidence or to the trial, then absolutely.

  3. Dave Jones:

    It's a pertinent lesson for all other countries: deal with coal now, and save yourself a big bill in the future.

  4. Attorney General Thelma Aldana:

    We have absolute freedom to investigate any lead that we think might be pertinent relating to the president.

  5. Jamal Ware:

    The Select Committee on Benghazi today issued subpoenas for all communications of former Secretary of Hillary Clinton related to Libya and to the State Department for other individuals who have information pertinent to the investigation, the committee also has issued preservation letters to Internet firms informing them of their legal obligation to protect all relevant documents.

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    a custom among some peoples whereby the husband of a pregnant wife is put to bed at the time of bearing the child
    • A. liniment
    • B. couvade
    • C. nidus
    • D. tithe

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