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|Adjacency||Multiple words are searched together as one phrase, except in the case of least relevant results (see Results Ranking tab) where the word AND is placed between keywords.
Example: world health organization
|Wildcards||Words may be right-hand truncated using an asterisk, "*" for open-ended truncation, "?" to replace a single character anywhere within a word.
Examples: environment* polic*, inter**, wom?n
|Boolean Operators||Use "and" or "or" to specify multiple words in any field, any order. Use "and not" to exclude words.
Example: stocks and bonds
Example: (alaska or canada) and (adventure and not vacation)
|Proximity Operators||Use "near" to specify words close to each other, in any order.
Example: california near university
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