VS.

Pertinent vs. Prevalent

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Pertinentadjective

Important with regard to (a subject or matter); pertaining; relevant.

Prevalentadjective

Widespread or preferred.

Pertinentadjective

Belonging or related to the subject or matter in hand; fit or appropriate in any way; adapted to the end proposed; apposite; material; relevant; as, pertinent illustrations or arguments; pertinent evidence.

Prevalentadjective

Superior in frequency or dominant.

Pertinentadjective

Regarding; concerning; belonging; pertaining.

Prevalentadjective

Gaining advantage or superiority; having superior force, influence, or efficacy; prevailing; predominant; successful; victorious.

‘Brennus told the Roman embassadors, that prevalent arms were as good as any title.’;

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Pertinentadjective

having precise or logical relevance to the matter at hand;

‘a list of articles pertinent to the discussion’; ‘remarks that were to the point’;

Prevalentadjective

Most generally received or current; most widely adopted or practiced; also, generally or extensively existing; widespread; prevailing; as, a prevalent observance; prevalent disease.

‘This was the most received and prevalent opinion.’;

Pertinentadjective

being of striking appropriateness and pertinence;

‘the successful copywriter is a master of apposite and evocative verbal images’; ‘an apt reply’;

Prevalentadjective

encountered generally especially at the present time;

‘the prevailing opinion was that a trade war could be averted’; ‘the most prevalent religion in our area’; ‘speculation concerning the books author was rife’;

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