onear/n Connector

Use the onear/n connector to find documents in which the first word precedes the second by not more than "n" words.

For example, the following search finds documents where the word "overtime" occurs within 3 words of "compensation".

overtime onear/3 compensation

onear/n is especially useful in situations where a different word order significantly alters meaning. For example, "summary judgment" is significantly different from "judgment summary."

Note: You can use pre/n or +n connector in the same way as the onear/n connector. All 3 connectors operate the same way.

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