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  • 1 pertinent — pertinent, ente [ pɛrtinɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1300 « qui a rapport à »; lat. pertinens, p. prés. de pertinere « concerner »; cf. impertinent 1 ♦ Dr. Qui a rapport à la question, qui se rapporte au fond même de la cause. Moyens pertinents et… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 pertinent — PERTINÉNT, Ă, pertinenţi, te, adj. 1. (livr.) Care se potriveşte exact obiectului despre care este vorba, care este adecvat pentru ceea ce vrea să argumenteze; potrivit, nimerit, convenabil; p. ext. care denotă profunzime, competenţă. ♦ (jur.)… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 3 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; relevant; as,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 pertinent — pertinent, ente (pèr ti nan, nan t ) adj. Terme de pratique. Qui se rapporte à la question, qui a trait à la question. •   Les reproches seront proposés par la partie ou par son avoué avant la déposition du témoin, qui sera tenu de s expliquer… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 5 pertinent — Pertinent, Ce que tu dis n est point pertinent, ne à propos, Quod dicis, nihil ad rem, Ad rem non pertinet. Lieu plus pertinent, Plus convenable et à propos, Commodior locus. On ne sçauroit faire chose plus pertinente, ne qui vint mieux à propos …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 6 pertinent — I adjective adapted, affinitive, appertaining, applicable, apposite, appropriate, appurtenant, apropos, apt, associated, associative, bearing on the question, belonging, concerning, connected, fit, fitting, germane, having direct bearing, having… …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 Pertinent (magazine) — Pertinent was an Australian monthly periodical edited by Leon Batt. Contributors included Ian Mudie, Kylie Tennant, William Hart Smith, the artist Rosaleen Norton and the poet Gavin Greenlees, Dulcie Deamer (the Queen of Bohemia ),Yvonne Webb,… …

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  • 8 pertinent to — index comparative Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 pertinent — late 14c., from Anglo Fr. purtinaunt (late 13c.), from O.Fr. partenant (mid 13c.), from L. pertinentem (nom. pertinens) pertaining, prp. of pertinere to relate, concern (see PERTAIN (Cf. pertain)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 pertinent — *relevant, germane, material, apposite, applicable, apropos Analogous words: fitting, apt, happy, felicitous (see FIT): pat, *seasonable, opportune, timely, well timed Antonyms: impertinent: foreign …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11 pertinent — [adj] relevant, suitable admissible, ad rem, applicable, apposite, appropriate, apropos, apt, connected, fit, fitting, germane, kosher*, legit*, material, on target*, on the button*, on the nose*, opportune, pat*, pertaining, proper, related,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 12 pertinent — Pertinent, [pertin]ente. adj. Qui est tel qu il convient. Il ne se dit guere que dans les phrases suivantes. Raisons pertinentes. excuses pertinentes. il m a convaincu par des raisons trés pertinentes. ce n est pas là une excuse pertinente. On… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

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

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 pertinent — [pʉrt′ n ənt] adj. [ME < MFr < L pertinens, prp. of pertinere: see PERTAIN] having some connection with the matter at hand; relevant; to the point SYN. RELEVANT pertinently adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 15 pertinent — 01. Excuse me Joanne, but I really don t think your personal remarks concerning Ted s performance of his job are [pertinent] to our discussions here. 02. She has lots of skills, but they are not [pertinent] to the job she applied for. 03.… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 16 pertinent — adj. 1) pertinent to 2) pertinent to + inf. (is it pertinent to cite those facts?) * * * [ pɜːtɪnənt] pertinent to pertinent to + inf. (is it pertinent to cite those facts?) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 17 pertinent — [[t]pɜ͟ː(r)tɪnənt[/t]] ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ to n Something that is pertinent is relevant to a particular subject. [FORMAL] She had asked some pertinent questions... Pertinent information will be forwarded to the appropriate party. ...knowledge and …

    English dictionary

  • 18 pertinent — adj. VERBS ▪ be, seem ▪ become ▪ remain ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 19 pertinent — per|ti|nent [ˈpə:tınənt US ˈpə:r ] adj formal [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: Latin, present participle of pertinere; PERTAIN] directly relating to something that is being considered = ↑relevant ▪ He asked me a lot of very pertinent… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 pertinent — per|ti|nent [ pɜrtnənt ] adjective FORMAL relevant to something: He was determined to ask Mrs. McMahon a few pertinent questions. pertinent to: information pertinent to the airplane crash ╾ per|ti|nence noun uncount ╾ per|ti|nent|ly adverb …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English