Relevance Rel"e*vance (r?l"?*vans), Relevancy Rel"e*van*cy (-van*s?), n. 1. The quality or state of being relevant; pertinency; applicability. [1913 Webster]

Its answer little meaning, little relevancy bore. --Poe. [1913 Webster]

2. (Scots Law) Sufficiency to infer the conclusion. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • relevancy — rel·e·van·cy / re lə vən sē/ n pl cies: relevance Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. relevancy …   Law dictionary

  • relevancy — /relavansiy/ Applicability to the issue joined. That quality of evidence which renders it properly applicable in determining the truth and falsity of the matters in issue between the parties to a suit. Two facts are said to be relevant to each… …   Black's law dictionary

  • relevancy — relevance UK [ˈreləv(ə)ns] / US [ˈreləvəns] or relevancy UK [ˈreləv(ə)nsɪ] / US [ˈreləvənsɪ] noun [uncountable] ** the quality of being directly connected with and important to something else relevance of: I don t see the relevance of what you… …   English dictionary

  • relevancy — relevant ► ADJECTIVE ▪ closely connected or appropriate to the matter in hand. DERIVATIVES relevance noun relevancy noun relevantly adverb. ORIGIN from Latin relevare raise up …   English terms dictionary

  • relevancy — noun (plural cies) Date: 1561 relevance; also something relevant …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • relevancy — rel·e·van·cy (rĕlʹə vən sē) n. pl. rel·e·van·cies 1. One that is relevant. 2. Relevance; pertinence. * * * …   Universalium

  • relevancy — noun a) The degree to which a thing is relevant; applicability b) A relevant thing. Ant: irrelevancy See Also: relevant, relevance …   Wiktionary

  • relevancy — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The fact of being related to the matter at hand: applicability, application, appositeness, bearing, concernment, germaneness, materiality, pertinence, pertinency, relevance. See RELEVANT …   English dictionary for students

  • relevancy — relɪvÉ™nsɪ n. pertinence, relatedness, state of being connected to the current subject …   English contemporary dictionary

  • relevancy — rel·e·van·cy …   English syllables

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