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English definition of “correlation”

correlation

noun [C or U]     /ˌkɒr.əˈleɪ.ʃən/ US  /ˌkɔːr-/
a connection or relationship between two or more facts, numbers, etc.: There's a correlation between smoking and cancer.Linking and relatingRegarding and concerning
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