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Definition relating in a meaningful way to the issue in question
  • Shannon tells an interesting story, but it's not relevant to the decision we have to make.
relevant = important (related in a meaningful way)
  • It is easier to learn things that seem relevant to your life.
  • relevant = meaningful or important
  • The standing rules of the U.S. Senate require that amendments to appropriations legislation be relevant to the bill.
  • relevant = relating in a meaningful way
  • She reads the magazine to learn relevant financial tips.
  • relevant = useful
  • Though disturbing, her attitude was not relevant to the issue at hand.
  • relevant = meaningful or important
  • She measured all the relevant atmospheric conditions.
  • relevant = relating in a meaningful way to the issue in question
  • Relevant information should always be taken into account before making a decision.
  • relevant = relating in a meaningful way to the issue in question
  • The scientist exchanges e-mail with colleagues in order to learn about matters relevant to her own research.
  • relevant = relating in a meaningful way
  • Her music is relevant to the new generation.
  • relevant = meaningful
  • It's an old rule of logic that the competence of a speaker has no relevance to the truth of what he says,
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
  • relevance = meaningful relation
  • I sat in the front of his class entranced as he spoke about the Constitutional Congress and the Federalist Papers, and their relevance to our existence today.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • relevance = importance (meaningful relation)
  • But, as the Ministry has no authority to punish Hogwarts students for misdemeanors at school, Harry's behavior there is not relevant to this hearing.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • relevant = of interest (meaningfully related)
  • Yes, but it doesn't matter; it's not relevant.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • relevant = meaningful to the issue in question
  • Attempting to learn who owned the car, the rangers sent out a bulletin over the Teletype to relevant law-enforcement agencies and...
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • relevant = related in a meaningful way to the issue in question
  • For selected documentation of the relevant regulations protecting human subjects in research, see...
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • relevant = relating in a meaningful way to the issue in question
  • We'll question the relevant staff one at a time.
    J.D. Robb  --  Immortal in Death
  • relevant = relating in a meaningful way to the issue in question
  • That conversation isn't relevant to my decision.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • relevant = related in a meaningful way
  • I think you'll find this relevant to our discussion.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • relevant = related in a meaningful way
  • But I simply fail to see the relevance of the subject to a person of my inclinations and ambitions.
    David Almond  --  Kit's Wilderness
  • relevance = importance (meaningful relation to the issue in question)
  • Why is this relevant?
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
relevant = relating in a meaningful way to the issue in question

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