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relevance

noun rel·e·vance \ˈre-lə-vən(t)s\

Definition of RELEVANCE

1
a :  relation to the matter at hand
b :  practical and especially social applicability :  pertinence <giving relevance to college courses>
2
:  the ability (as of an information retrieval system) to retrieve material that satisfies the needs of the user
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Examples of RELEVANCE

  1. <I appreciate that you did the dishes tonight, but that has no relevance to my enforcement of the punishment you got earlier this week.>

First Known Use of RELEVANCE

1733
RELEVANCE Defined for Kids

relevance

noun rel·e·vance \ˈre-lə-vəns\

Definition of RELEVANCE for Kids

:  relation to the matter at hand <Your comments lack relevance.>

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