Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that is relevant.
  • noun Relevance; pertinence.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of affording relief or aid.
  • noun The state or character of being relevant or pertinent; pertinence; applicableness; definite or obvious relation; recognizable connection.
  • noun In Scots law, fitness or sufficiency to bring about a decision.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun uncountable The degree to which a thing is relevant; applicability
  • noun countable A relevant thing.
  • noun law, Scotland sufficiency to infer the conclusion

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the relation of something to the matter at hand

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Examples

  • Struggling to maintain relevancy in the shadows of web-giant brethren like Amazon and Google, Yahoo has expanded its cloud computing research initiative.

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  • That does not make the transgressions which have been brought to light in the United States, less bad or more pardonable, nor do I mean to offer it as an example of how such things should be handled, but it does bear a certain relevancy from the point of view of "relativity."

    An International Survey

  • If a link has an image rather than anchor text, it doesn't mean you have to miss out on passing term relevancy to your destination page.

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  • They flat out despise relevancy manipulation, and have shown they are willing to trade some short term relevancy if it guides people along toward making higher quality content.

    TopTut.com - Top Tutorials

  • Navigation is critical to getting a site spidered, maintaining optimal search visibility, increasing your keyword relevancy scores, and improving the transparency of a site's topical hierarchy.

    SEO Consultant - Shimon Sandler

  • Using keywords that are part of your text for your directory improves the keyword relevancy that you use in the website title during the directory submission.

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  • They flat out despise relevancy manipulation, and have shown they are willing to trade some short term relevancy if it guides people along toward making higher quality content.

    TopTut.com - Top Tutorials

  • If a link has an image rather than anchor text, it doesn't mean you have to miss out on passing term relevancy to your destination page.

    Search Engine Optimization and Marketing News provided by Cumbrowski.com

  • They flat out despise relevancy manipulation, and have shown they are willing to trade some short term relevancy if it guides people along toward making higher quality content.

    TopTut.com - Top Tutorials

  • Those who disregard and manipulate the wishes of the people may temporary gain short term relevancy, but they are inching towards long term destructions and political cemeteries.

    Taiping Coffee

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