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The same idea persists on delivery wards, despite a study showing no correlation between full moons and births. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The DA admits these may not all be caused by the change in drug laws but the correlation is too close not to raise questions. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There sometimes seems to be an inverse correlation between the complexity of government and its importance. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It also found a positive correlation between liking technology and being confident about meeting people. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There is no direct correlation between economic success and social equality. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The negative correlation was neither planned nor expected. Infinite in All Directions (1989)There is a great correlation between the two. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is a close correlation between having a garden and being happy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We may find no correlation and then we can all relax. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The research also shows a strong correlation between wealth and support. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And there is a positive correlation between a successful high street and property values. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There is also a direct correlation with education. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The graph shows a strong correlation between the two. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The data show a correlation between wealth and happiness both within and between countries and within lifetimes. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The police have said that there is a direct correlation between dress code and behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Sadly there is no necessary correlation between the two. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The report also highlights the strong correlation between growth of personal and national wealth in countries where entrepreneurship is high. The Sun (2014)There is no negative correlation between Pisa scores and language learning. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There's a strong correlation between hard work and success. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Yet the researchers failed to find a correlation between this expectation and jurors' viewing habits. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In the Apollo period there was a strong negative correlation between budgetary input and scientific output. Infinite in All Directions (1989)The researchers discovered strong correlation between the intensity of the transitions and people's health. Christianity Today (2000)It'The Premier stats that show an inverse correlation the amount of can earn and of making it as a footballer. The Sun (2016)With the close correlation between GDP growth and rental income growth, investors should remain alert to the implications of an uncertain economic outlook. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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British English: correlation NOUN
A correlation between things is a connection or link between them.
...the correlation between smoking and disease.
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