Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as relevancy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality or state of being relevant; pertinency; applicability.
  • noun (Scots Law) Sufficiency to infer the conclusion.

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  • noun The property or state of being relevant or pertinent.

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  • noun the relation of something to the matter at hand

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  • And just as Murdoch symbolised the mainstream media industry at the peak of its power and used its influence so deftly, so his decline in relevance is a sharp reminder that the media establishment is all in the same boat.

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  • As far as the title relevance is concerned I must simply disagree with both you and el_gramador.

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  • As far as the title relevance is concerned I must simply disagree with both you and el_gramador.

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  • We've also changed as we mentioned last year, kind of our focus on what we call relevance, which is which problems are we going to solve, how efficacious are our solutions for solving those problems, but also going to accessibility and scalability and going from being course centric to more resource centric.

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  • We've also changed as we mentioned last year, kind of our focus on what we call relevance, which is which problems are we going to solve, how efficacious are our solutions for solving those problems, but also going to accessibility and scalability and going from being course centric to more resource centric.

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  • We've also changed as we mentioned last year, kind of our focus on what we call relevance, which is which problems are we going to solve, how efficacious are our solutions for solving those problems, but also going to accessibility and scalability and going from being course centric to more resource centric.

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