Definition of “topical” - English Dictionary

“topical” in British English

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topicaladjective

uk /ˈtɒp.ɪ.kəl/ us /ˈtɑː.pɪ.kəl/
topicality
noun [ U ] uk /ˌtɒp.ɪˈkæl.ə.ti/ us /ˌtɑː.pɪˈkæl.ə.t̬i/
topically
adverb uk /ˈtɒp.ɪ.kəl.i/ us /ˈtɑː.pɪ.kəl.i/

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

“topical” in American English

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topicaladjective

us /ˈtɑp·ɪ·kəl/

relating to matters of importance at the present time:

It was an interesting discussion of topical issues in medicine.

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