pertinent

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

    Law dictionary

  • 8 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

  • 9 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

  • 10 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

  • 11 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

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

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 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

  • 14 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

  • 15 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

  • 16 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

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

    Collocations dictionary

  • 18 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

  • 19 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

  • 20 pertinent — UK [ˈpɜː(r)tɪnənt] / US [ˈpɜrt(ə)nənt] adjective formal relevant to something He was determined to ask Mrs McMahon a few pertinent questions. pertinent to: information pertinent to the accident investigation Derived words: pertinence noun… …

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