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English definition of “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 school Suitable and acceptableQuite good, or not very good
(Definition of relevant adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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