01. I was able to find a book in the library that will be [relevant] to my research project.
02. Talking about the personal life of employees is not [relevant] to a discussion of their ability to do their job.
03. Ideas of loyalty to one's company have little [relevance] for the modern businessman, who seems to view each position he takes as a stepping stone to a better paid job somewhere else.
04. Much of what I studied while I was doing my university degree now seems totally [irrelevant] to what I need in the working world.
05. The students were instructed to open their books to the [relevant] page as the professor began his lecture.
06. The writings of Machiavelli continue to have [relevance] for the modern, ruthless businessman bent on success at all cost.
07. Davis had been off work for so long that his suggestions for improving production techniques were [irrelevant], and out of date.
08. Please ensure that you attach all the [relevant] documents to your application.
09. Nelson's comments were not really [relevant] to the discussion.
10. A movie star's private life should have no [relevance] to his professional career.
11. This new publication is of special [relevance] to computer users who want to keep up-to-date with the newest technology.
12. The Reform party has made itself totally [irrelevant] to the discussions with its hardline stance.
13. Many traditional job skills have become [irrelevant] as machines replace man in more and more jobs.
14. It is [irrelevant] whether a person is male or female, black or white or yellow, gay or straight, fat or slim; the only important thing is if he/she is a good person.
15. Your summary has too many [irrelevant] details; you need to make it much more concise.
16. Many of South Africa's former holidays were canceled as they were only [relevant] to the white population.
17. According to Maier and Warren, university seminars are most effective when they are regular and frequent so that the discussions are [relevant] to current course topics.
18. Psychologists now believe that memory deficits which occur as we get older may be because we lose the ability to suppress [irrelevant] thoughts or [irrelevant] stimuli.

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