[rel-uh-vuh ns]


the condition of being relevant, or connected with the matter at hand: Some traditional institutions of the media lack relevance in this digital age.

Often rel·e·van·cy. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for relevance

1733; see relevant + -ance. Related: Relevancy (1560s).

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