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[adj] being of striking appropriateness and pertinence; "the successful copywriter is a master of apposite and evocative verbal images"; "an apt reply"
[adj] having precise or logical relevance to the matter at hand; "a list of articles pertinent to the discussion"; "remarks that were to the point"

Misc. Definitions

\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, pertinent illustrations or arguments; pertinent evidence.
2. Regarding; concerning; belonging; pertaining. [R.] ``Pertinent unto faith.'' --Hooker. Syn: Apposite; relevant; suitable; appropriate; fit. -- {Per"ti*nent*ly}, adv. -- {Per"ti*nent*ness}, n.

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