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It is a pertinent question. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is a pertinent question. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is particularly pertinent when it comes to credit cards. Umbria - the green heart of Italy (1989)There are just a few more pertinent points. Fire and Ice - the Greenhouse Effect, Ozone Depletion, and Nuclear Winter (1990)Only then will the most pertinent questions be answered. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The only pertinent issue was when the tipping point came. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The lessons for business from politics remain as pertinent today. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They are particularly pertinent in the company which has undergone a period of rapid growth. MANAGING FOR RESULTS (1986)Then came the manipulation that is pertinent to the point being made here. Advanced Educational Psychology For Educators, Researchers and Policymakers, (1995)The findings are particularly pertinent because testosterone deficiency is common. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But his most pertinent point was that this was no excuse for inaction. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is particularly pertinent with protests about ticket prices. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The main thrust of our thinking was still towards assembling all information pertinent to the selection of a landing site. ONE HUNDRED DAYS (2003)This task is normally performed by a team of lawyers who are thereafter enabled to ask focused and pertinent questions. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Film is particularly pertinent because so many contemporary artists grew up with it and are so effortlessly familiar with its dynamics. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The older one gets, the more pertinent the subject of religion becomes. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They might instead skip around, scanning for pertinent information of interest. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Whether he would survive a full day in the field and then be able to come back for more was the pertinent issue. Times, Sunday Times (2014)These questions are pertinent to the scientific method, to legal reasoning and to medical diagnosis. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Maybe that's the very pertinent point. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Right now, that is an exceedingly pertinent question. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And that's pretty pertinent today. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This raises a pertinent point. Christianity Today (2000)I think that's very pertinent to today. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The pertinent question, then, is how prepared are governments in the face of the threat? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Sleep tight and don't let the bed bugs bite may be a centuries-old saying but it is more pertinent today than you might imagine. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I am thinking here of one of the most pertinent subjects any exhibition can address: the make-up of creativity itself. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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British English: pertinent ADJECTIVE
Something that is pertinent is relevant to a particular subject.
She had asked some pertinent questions.
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