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 .
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How to use relevance in a sentence
To regain their relevancy, Democrats need to go back to their evolutionary roots.
“We think there should be a nexus between the actual work people are doing and the relevancy of drug abuse,” he says.
The band, now in its fifth decade, was selling its continued relevancy.U2 Drops ‘Invisible’ to Remind You the Band Exists | Howard Wolfson | February 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
You thought that LeBron James had already reached the apex of cultural relevancy?LeBroning, Macklemore, Devil Baby Attack and More Viral Videos | The Daily Beast Video | January 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Of course, hashtag use isn't the most accurate relevancy index.Jay Z and Beyoncé Go Vegan; 2013 Was the Year of the Hipster | The Fashion Beast Team | December 4, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Without explaining the relevancy of her question, she turned and walked rapidly toward the village.A Virginia Scout | Hugh Pendexter
Exclamations of horror greeted this gruesome tale, the relevancy of which no one had as yet perceived."Unto Caesar" | Baroness Emmuska Orczy
I pass over the incidents of the rest of my sojourn at St. Julian, as having no relevancy to the object of this work.Wanderings in Patagonia | Julius Beerbohm
For accuracy depends fundamentally upon relevancy to the determination of what is to be done.Essays in Experimental Logic | John Dewey
One after another of our party upon inspection failed to understand the significance or relevancy of the cabalistic design.The Awakening of the Desert | Julius C. Birge