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Association vs. Relevance — What's the Difference?

Association vs. Relevance — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Association and Relevance

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Association

The act of associating or being connected with
My parents disapproved of my association with my friends from across town.
Jun 23, 2022

Relevance

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.
Jun 23, 2022

Association

An organized body of people who have an interest, activity, or purpose in common; a society.
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Relevance

The quality or state of being closely connected or appropriate
The quantity, quality, and relevance of links count towards your rating
This film has contemporary relevance
The Web does allow us to produce more articles of relevance to our readers
Jun 23, 2022

Association

A mental connection or relation between thoughts, feelings, ideas, or sensations
My therapist helped me examine my association of food with comfort.
Jun 23, 2022
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Relevance

Having a bearing on or connection with the matter at hand.
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Association

The act of expressing a link or connection between two things
"The media's association of visa overstayers with illegality is so strong and common as to shape public attitudes towards them" (Junya Morooka).
Jun 23, 2022

Relevance

Meaningful or purposeful in current society or culture
Thought that the traditional male role of breadwinner was no longer relevant.
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Association

A correlation or causal connection
There is a definite association of exercise with improved health.
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Relevance

The property or state of being relevant or pertinent.
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Association

(Chemistry) Any of various processes of combination, such as hydration, solvation, or complex-ion formation, depending on relatively weak chemical bonding.
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Relevance

The quality or state of being relevant; pertinency; applicability.
Its answer little meaning, little relevancy bore.
Jun 23, 2022

Association

(Ecology) A large number of organisms in a specific geographic area constituting a community with one or two dominant species.
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Relevance

Sufficiency to infer the conclusion.
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Association

(uncountable) The act of associating.
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Relevance

The relation of something to the matter at hand
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Association

(countable) The state of being associated; a connection to or an affiliation with something.
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Association

(statistics) Any relationship between two measured quantities that renders them statistically dependent (but not necessarily causal or a correlation).
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Association

A group of persons associated for a common purpose; an organization; society.
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Association

(object-oriented programming) Relationship between classes of objects that allows one object instance to cause another to perform an action on its behalf.
Jun 23, 2022

Association

A benevolent overseas Chinese organization of popular origin for overseas Chinese individuals with the same surname or trade or business.
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Association

The act of associating, or state of being associated; union; connection, whether of persons of things.
Self-denial is a kind of holy association with God.
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Association

Mental connection, or that which is mentally linked or associated with a thing.
Words . . . must owe their powers association.
Why should . . . the holiest words, with all their venerable associations, be profaned?
Jun 23, 2022

Association

Union of persons in a company or society for some particular purpose; as, the American Association for the Advancement of Science; a benevolent association. Specifically, as among the Congregationalists, a society, consisting of a number of ministers, generally the pastors of neighboring churches, united for promoting the interests of religion and the harmony of the churches.
Jun 23, 2022

Association

A formal organization of people or groups of people;
He joined the Modern Language Association
Jun 23, 2022

Association

The act of consorting with or joining with others;
You cannot be convicted of criminal guilt by association
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Association

The state of being connected together as in memory or imagination;
His association of his father with being beaten was too strong to break
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Association

A social or business relationship;
A valuable financial affiliation
He was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team
Many close associations with England
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Association

The process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination;
Conditioning is a form of learning by association
Jun 23, 2022

Association

A relation resulting from interaction or dependence;
Flints were found in association with the prehistoric remains of the bear
The host is not always injured by association with a parasite
Jun 23, 2022

Association

(chemistry) any process of combination (especially in solution) that depends on relatively weak chemical bonding
Jun 23, 2022

Association

(ecology) a group of organisms (plants and animals) that live together in a certain geographical region and constitute a community with a few dominant species
Jun 23, 2022

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