rel·e·van·cy /'re-lə-vən-sē/ n pl -cies: relevance

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I noun accord, affinity, applicability, application, appositeness, appropriateness, aptness, association, bearing, comparability, compatibility, congruence, congruency, congruity, connection, correlation, correspondence, fitness, harmoniousness, importance, materiality, pertinence, propriety, reference, relation, relationship, scope, significance, suitability, suitableness, tie-in associated concepts: legal relevancy, logical relevancy, relevancy of evidence II index relationship (connection)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

n. A test regarding the admissibility of evidence into a court of law, based upon the logical relationship of the prospective evidence and the fact that it is intended to establish.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

The tendency of a fact offered as evidence in a lawsuit to prove or disprove the truth of a point in issue.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

The tendency of a fact offered as evidence in a lawsuit to prove or disprove the truth of a point in issue.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

   See also: irrelevant, relevant

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • Relevancy — 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)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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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