relevance

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

rel·e·vance

noun \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

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

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