pre/n Connector

Use the pre/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" precedes "compensation" within 3 words.

overtime pre/3 compensation

pre/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 +n or onear/n in place of pre/n. All 3 commands function the same way.

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