adverb see pertinent

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pertinently — pertinent ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relevant; appropriate. DERIVATIVES pertinence noun pertinently adverb. ORIGIN from Latin pertinere extend to, have reference to …   English terms dictionary

  • pertinently — adverb in a pertinent way what is singular about his use of them is that no other artist, of his time or any other, has painted them so directly, intimately and pertinently • Derived from adjective: ↑pertinent …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pertinently — Pertinent Per ti*nent, a. [L. pertinens, entis, p. pr. of pertinere: cf. F. pertinent. See {Pertain}.] 1. Belonging or related to the subject or matter in hand; fit or appropriate in any way; adapted to the end proposed; apposite; material;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pertinently — See pertinence. * * * …   Universalium

  • pertinently — adverb In a pertinent manner; relevantly …   Wiktionary

  • pertinently — pÉœrtnÉ™ntlɪ / pɜːtɪn adv. relevantly, fittingly, appropriately …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pertinently — per·ti·nent·ly …   English syllables

  • pertinently — See: pertinent …   English dictionary

  • practical, total, heart-and-soul demonstration of a Church, ... a matter to strike one dumb, and apropos to which he asks pertinently, if there is no atmosphere, what will it serve a man to demonstrate the excellence of lungs? —    a distinguished Russian poet, considered the greatest, born at Moscow; his chief works are Ruslan and Liudmila (a heroic poem), Eugene Onegin (a romance), and Boris Godunov (a drama); was mortally wounded in a duel (1799 1837) …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • in point — pertinently, to the point, suitable …   English contemporary dictionary

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