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pertinence

[ pur-tn-uhns ]
/ ˈpɜr tn əns /
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noun
the fact or quality of being directly and significantly related to the matter at hand; relevance: The sheer quantity of health information on the Internet makes it challenging for users to judge the pertinence, credibility, and applicability of what is retrieved.
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Sometimes per·ti·nen·cy [pur-tn-uhn-see] /ˈpɜr tn ən si/ .

OTHER WORDS FROM pertinence

non·per·ti·nence, nounnon·per·ti·nen·cy, noun
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