WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2014
per•ti•nent /ˈpɝtənənt/USA pronunciation  adj. 

    pertaining to the matter being considered;
    relevant:pertinent details.
per•ti•nence, n. [uncountable]Does this have any pertinence to the case?See -ten-, -tain-.

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pertinent /ˈpɜːtɪnənt/ adj
  1. relating to the matter at hand; relevant
Etymology: 14th Century: from Latin pertinēns, from pertinēre to pertain

ˈpertinence n ˈpertinently adv

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