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relevance

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈreləvəns/ ( also US relevancy,
 
 
/ˈreləvəntsi/)
the degree to which something is related or useful to what is happening or being talked about: This point has no relevance to the discussion.Suitable and acceptableQuite good, or not very good
Translations of “relevance”
in Korean 적절함, 타당함…
in Arabic عِلاقة…
in Portuguese relevância…
in Catalan pertinència…
in Japanese 関連性…
in Italian pertinenza, attinenza…
in Chinese (Traditional) 相關性, 實用性, 意義…
in Russian уместность, значимость…
in Turkish ilgi, ilişki, alâka…
in Chinese (Simplified) 相关性, 实用性, 意义…
in Polish znaczenie, istotność…
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