Banks made loans to borrowers without proper documentation of employment and other pertinent information.
The Dalai Lama regaled the crowd with stories, not all pertinent to the subject at hand.
His approach was also a most pertinent way for him to get his message across.
pertinent, here, is the one silver lining in the Abdulmutallab case: that the father reported his own son to the authorities.
THE NEWSWEEK DAILY BEAST COMPANY WILL REPORT ANY INDIVIDUAL WINNINGS TO pertinent TAX AUTHORITIES AS REQUIRED BY LAW.
But his remarks in a much later letter to a friend on childish reading are so pertinent that I introduce them here.
There is but one pertinent comment to be made upon this opinion.
Imagine an interlude here for fireworks, followed by pertinent questions.
But it cannot be pertinent here, for it has no important border, say you.
Book-plates having been briefly referred to above, a few words as to their styles and uses may here be pertinent.
late 14c., from Anglo-French purtinaunt (late 13c.), Old French partenant (mid-13c.) and directly from Latin pertinentem (nominative pertinens) "pertaining," present participle of pertinere "to relate, concern" (see pertain). Related: Pertinently.