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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [in-tur kawr-uh-ley-shuh n, kor-]
    • /ɪnˈtɜr ˌkɔr əˈleɪ ʃən, ˌkɒr-/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [in-tur kawr-uh-ley-shuh n, kor-]
    • /ɪnˈtɜr ˌkɔr əˈleɪ ʃən, ˌkɒr-/

Definitions of inter-correlation word

  • noun inter-correlation mutual relation of two or more things, parts, etc.: Studies find a positive correlation between severity of illness and nutritional status of the patients. Synonyms: similarity, correspondence, matching; parallelism, equivalence; interdependence, interrelationship, interconnection. 1
  • noun inter-correlation the act of correlating or state of being correlated. 1
  • noun inter-correlation Statistics. the degree to which two or more attributes or measurements on the same group of elements show a tendency to vary together. 1
  • noun inter-correlation Physiology. the interdependence or reciprocal relations of organs or functions. 1
  • noun inter-correlation Geology. the demonstrable equivalence, in age or lithology, of two or more stratigraphic units, as formations or members of such. 1

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Origin of inter-correlation

First appearance:

before 1555
One of the 31% oldest English words
First recorded in 1555-65, correlation is from the Medieval Latin word correlātiōn- (stem of correlātiō). See cor-, relation

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Parts of speech for Inter-correlation


inter-correlation popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 92% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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