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Definition of Pertinent

Pertinent

  1. 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. Regarding; concerning; belonging; pertaining.

Pertinent Quotations

I tried to steer the student newspaper toward more pertinent information instead of the usual gossip and bull.
Tom Bergeron

I very much dislike writing about myself or my work, and when pressed for autobiographical material can only give a bare chronological outline which contains no pertinent facts.
Shirley Jackson

I just use my life story as a kind of device on which to hang comic observations. It's not my interest or instinct to tell the world anything pertinent about myself or my family.
Bill Bryson

I've thought for the last decade or so, the only actual place raw truth was seeping through in newspapers was on the Comics Pages. They were able to pull off intelligent social comment, pure truths not found elsewhere in the news pages, and had the ability to make it all funny, entertaining, and pertinent.
Elayne Boosler

That is the essence of science: ask an impertinent question, and you are on the way to a pertinent answer.
Jacob Bronowski
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Pertinent Translations

pertinent in German is angemessen, sachdienlich
pertinent in Italian is equo
pertinent in Spanish is pertinente, adecuado
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