Meaning of “pertinent” in the English Dictionary

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"pertinent" in British English

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pertinentadjective

uk /ˈpɜː.tɪ.nənt/ us /ˈpɝː.tən.ənt/ formal

(Definition of “pertinent” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pertinent" in American English

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pertinentadjective

us /ˈpɜr·tən·ənt/

relating directly to the subject being considered; relevant:

a pertinent question

(Definition of “pertinent” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)