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relevance

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noun rel·e·vance \ˈre-lə-vən(t)s\

Definition of relevance

  1. 1 a :  relation to the matter at hand b :  practical and especially social applicability :  pertinence <giving relevance to college courses>

  2. 2 :  the ability (as of an information retrieval system) to retrieve material that satisfies the needs of the user



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.>



1733

First Known Use of relevance

1733


RELEVANCE Defined for Kids

relevance

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noun rel·e·vance \ˈre-lə-vəns\

Definition of relevance

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





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