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English definition of “relevant”

relevant

adjective     /ˈrel.ə.vənt/
B2 connected with what is happening or being discussed: Education should be relevant to the child's needs. For further information, please refer to the relevant leaflet. The point is highly relevant to this discussion. I'm sorry but your personal wishes are not relevant (= important) in this case. → Opposite irrelevantSuitable and acceptableQuite good, or not very good correct or suitable for a particular purpose: plans to make schooling more relevant to life beyond schoolSuitable and acceptableQuite good, or not very good
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