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pertinence

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noun per·ti·nence \ˈpər-tə-nən(t)s, ˈpərt-nən(t)s\

Definition of pertinence

  1. :  the quality or state of being pertinent :  relevance



Examples of pertinence in a sentence

  1. <job applicants should question the pertinence of any questions about their personal lives>



1659

First Known Use of pertinence

1659



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