the relation of something to the matter at hand
The property or state of being relevant or pertinent.
alt. of Relevancy
The concept of relevance is studied in many different fields, including cognitive sciences, logic, and library and information science. Most fundamentally, however, it is studied in epistemology. Different theories of knowledge have different implications for what is considered relevant and these fundamental views have implications for all other fields as well.
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Rank popularity for the word 'relevance' in Nouns Frequency: #2092
The numerical value of relevance in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of relevance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
This is not a response to that... but provides relevance to the exercise.
We'd expect the management, the leadership of a large group, to be able to ensure that there is a culture and the operations within that group to manage those sorts of risks, this is certainly something that could be of relevance to us.
Given the harm caused to animals, the experiments’ limited relevance to humans, the substantial financial cost, and the existence of superior non-animal research methods, the continued use of animals in this work is scientifically and ethically unjustifiable.
We refuse to invest in unprofitable ventures, if you look at the relevance of SUVs and CUVs in the European market... that dynamic has completely changed. It's created the possibility to launch the 500X and the Jeep Renegade in this market and open production on the European side.
We are excited about the fact that these simple ideas and schemes provide immediate paths to broad and previously inaccessible classes of 3D micro- and nano-structures in a way that is compatible with the highest-performance materials and processing techniques available, we feel that the findings have potential relevance to a wide range of microsystems technologies biomedical devices, optoelectronics, photovoltaics, 3D circuits, sensors and so on.
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- علاقة, صلةArabic
- rellevànciaCatalan, Valencian
- Belang, Aktualität, RelevanzGerman
- σχέση, συνάφειαGreek
- relevanssi, asiaankuuluvuusFinnish
- pertinență, relevanțăRomanian
- релевантность, уместность, актуальностьRussian
- važnost, umjesnost, relevantnostSerbo-Croatian
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