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[adj] having crucial relevance; "crucial to the case"; "relevant testimony"
[adj] having a bearing on or connection with the subject at issue; "the scientist corresponds with colleagues in order to learn about matters relevant to her own research"



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\Rel"e*vant\ (-vant), a. [F. relevant, p. pr. of relever to raise again, to relieve. See {Relieve}.]
1. Relieving; lending aid or support. [R.] --Pownall.
2. Bearing upon, or properly applying to, the case in hand; pertinent; applicable. Close and relevant arguments have very little hold on the passions. --Sydney Smith.
3. (Scots Law) Sufficient to support the cause.

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