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correlation

noun [C]    /ˌkɔr·əˈleɪ·ʃən, ˌkɑr-/
a connection between two or more things: There is a proven correlation between educational level and income. correlate    /ˈkɔr·əˌleɪt, ˈkɑr-/ verb [I/T] [T] The study found that weather conditions were not correlated with joint pain.
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