relevancy definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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noun pl. rel·e·van·cies
- One that is relevant.
- Relevance; pertinence.
relevancy - Legal Definition
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.
Variant of relevant
bearing upon or relating to the matter in hand; pertinent; to the point
Origin: Midieval Latin relevans, present participle of relevare, to bear upon ; from Classical Latin to lift up: see relieve