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[ rel-uh-vuhns ]


  1. the condition of being relevant, or connected with the matter at hand:

    Some traditional institutions of the media lack relevance in this digital age.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of relevance1

First recorded in 1620–30, for an earlier sense; relev(ant) ( def ) + -ance ( def )
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Example Sentences

You can find the relevance and also related queries, as well as which words are trending.

The easiest way to earn this spot is by making your substance worthy by bringing forth relevance and quality.

Poonen immediately saw its relevance to his previous, unfinished inquiry into tetrahedra.

Over the years, Griffin has managed the difficult assignment of cloaking a company dependent on old texts in a contemporary relevance.

From usability to the relevance of content and simple search functionality, Google wants to see that your site and content are the best answer.

In a virtual world, it revives the relevance of authenticity.

Meanwhile, the hypocritical pageants that rejected her continue to see their cultural relevance—and TV ratings—decline.

The fact that the link transcended age group and demographic does speak to its relevance.

Before finding resurging relevance on Mad Men, he competed on Dancing with the Stars, as did his wife, Lisa Rinna.

During that time, his success mounted but he seemed to be distancing himself from cultural relevance.

"I must ask counsel to put questions which have some relevance even to his own line of defence," remarked the judge sternly.

Suppose we do not believe in secession, what relevance has that to the present subject?

If we had succeeded in destroying the legal institutions, might not the question be put with equal relevance?

I especially fail to see the relevance of the word 'treason.'

No human situation is omitted; as a guide to conduct, philosophy has relevance for all.


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