Definitions for relevance
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word relevance.
the relation of something to the matter at hand
The property or state of being relevant or pertinent.
Relevance is the concept of one topic being connected to another topic in a way that makes it useful to consider the second topic when considering the first. 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 (the theory of knowledge). Different theories of knowledge have different implications for what is considered relevant and these fundamental views have implications for all other fields as well.
Relevance refers to the degree to which certain information, evidence, or ideas relate to a particular matter or context. It indicates the importance or applicability of something to the matter at hand, directly contributing to the understanding, resolution, or exploration of a specific issue or topic. If something is relevant, it is connected or significant in some way.
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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
In Christian meditation, we reflect on Biblical truths and their relevance to our lives. We look to them to help open our hearts and minds so that we may welcome the Spirit's guidance in all of our thoughts, words, and deeds.
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.
Without employment and income, IT (income tax) reduction has no relevance.
The advertising relevance is the most gigantic thing, and this is going to sound totally bizarre, but Twitter did not consider relevance in advertising until three months ago.
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.
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- صلة, علاقةArabic
- rellevànciaCatalan, Valencian
- Relevanz, Belang, AktualitätGerman
- σχέση, συνάφειαGreek
- relevanssi, asiaankuuluvuusFinnish
- pertinență, relevanțăRomanian
- актуальность, уместность, релевантностьRussian
- relevantnost, umjesnost, važnostSerbo-Croatian
- sự liên quanVietnamese
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