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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 rel·e·vant /ˈrɛləvənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rel·e·vant a.
 1. Relieving; lending aid or support. [R.]
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: 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"
             [ant: irrelevant]
      2: having crucial relevance; "crucial to the case"; "relevant
         testimony" [syn: crucial]