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relevancenoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈrel.ə.vəns/ (also relevancy )
C1 the ​degree to which something is ​related or ​useful to what is ​happening or being ​talked about: What relevance does that ​point have to the ​discussion?
Opposite

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(Definition of relevance from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “relevance”
in Arabic عِلاقة…
in Korean 적절함, 타당함…
in Portuguese relevância…
in Catalan pertinència…
in Japanese 関連性…
in Chinese (Simplified) 相关性, 实用性, 意义…
in Turkish ilgi, ilişki, alâka…
in Russian уместность, значимость…
in Chinese (Traditional) 相關性, 實用性, 意義…
in Italian pertinenza, attinenza…
in Polish znaczenie, istotność…
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