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relevantadjective

uk   /ˈrel.ə.vənt/  us   /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.
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correct or suitable for a particular purpose: plans to make schooling more relevant to life beyond school

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"relevant" in American English

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relevantadjective

 us   /ˈrel·ə·vənt/
related to a subject or to something happening or being discussed: We turned over relevant documents to the investigating team.
relevance
noun [U]  us   /ˈrel·ə·vəns/ (also relevancy,  /ˈrel·ə·vən·si/ )
the relevance of railroads to the development of the American west
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