- adj. 相关的；切题的；中肯的；有重大关系的；有意义的，目的明确的
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来自拉丁语 relevare,减轻，来自 re-,表强调，levare,举起，词源同 lever,lighten,relieve.即减轻 的，起作用的，引申诸相关词义。
- relevant:  Relevant comes ultimately from the present participle of Latin relevāre ‘raise’, source of English relief and relieve. The modern English sense ‘appropriate’ probably developed from a medieval application of relevāre to ‘take up’, hence ‘take possession of property’, which led to relevant being used as a legal term for ‘connected with’.
=> relief, relieve
- relevant (adj.)
- "pertinent to the matter at hand," 1550s, from Middle French relevant "depending upon," originally "helpful," from Medieval Latin relevantem (nominative relevans), from stem of Latin relevare "to lessen, lighten" (see relieve). Not generally used until after 1800.
- 1. We are trying to make politics more relevant to younger people.
- 2. I think there was deliberate concealment of relevant documents.
- 3. Relevant work experience is required for overseas postings.
- 4. Make sure you enclose all the relevant certificates.
- 5. Copies of the relevant documents must be filed at court.
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