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Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceWords & Wordplay · 9 months ago

what's the __ between smoking and health?

should i use connection or relation?

any differences?


why can't use connection and relation?

2 Answers

  • Anonymous
    9 months ago
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    correlation is the usual choice, but link is often used. As in "Professor Sir Richard Doll was the first to definitively establish the link between cigarette smoking and lung cancer."

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  • 9 months ago

    link, association, connection, relationship, correlation. Depends on what you want to discuss. An association or correlation is not necessarily a causative relationship. Link or connection carries the idea of how the one thing is tied to the other in some way.

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