WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
rel•e•vant /ˈrɛləvənt/USA pronunciation adj. 

    connected with the matter at hand;
    pertinent:a comment relevant to the topic.
rel•e•vance, rel•e•van•cy, n. [uncountable]Your comments have no relevance.See -lev-.

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relevant /ˈrɛlɪvənt/ adj
  1. having direct bearing on the matter in hand; pertinent
Etymology: 16th Century: from Medieval Latin relevans, from Latin relevāre to lighten, from re- + levāre to raise, relieve

ˈrelevance, ˈrelevancy n ˈrelevantly adv

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