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Currently being discussed or under consideration. I just don't see how that is pertinent to the topic in question. The item in question is this scarf, which was discovered at the scene of the crime.
Under consideration, referring to the subject being discussed, as in No new facts have been discovered about the period in question. Shakespeare used this idiom in Cymbeline (1:1): "His father ... had, besides the gentleman in question, two other sons." [c. 1600] Also see call in question.
1 that is being discussed: On the day in question we were in Cardiff. ♢ The money in question doesn’t belong to you; it belongs to your sister.
2 in doubt; uncertain: The future of public transport is not in question.
Under consideration or discussion.