WOTW: relevant

| - Tim Lake |

triplo word of the week - relevant


Relevant” is an adjective with only one meaning. Let’s find out what it means and see some examples of how to use it.


The adjective “relevant” means closely connected or suitable to what is being done, discussed or thought about.


+ Do you have any experience and skills relevant to the job?

+ We don’t need the whole document, just photocopy the relevant parts.

+ With all due respect, is that relevant?

+ It is also very relevant that we look at problems we might face.

+ He passed on the relevant information to the police.

+ You need to submit the all relevant paperwork.

+ The proposals weren’t relevant to the needs of the local people.

+ This is very relevant to people looking to improve their health.


The pronunciation is / ˈrɛləv(ə)nt  /.


This word is in the New General Service List, a list of the 3,000 most common words in English communication. You can get the full list on our website by clicking here.


この単語は、英語で最もよく使われる3,000の単語のリストであるNew General Service Listからのものです。完全なリストはこちらから。



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