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AdjacencyWords can be searched as a phrase by enclosing them in double quotation marks.
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Proximity OperatorsWords can be searched within a specified range of each other using proximity operators. Use a '~#' after an adjacency search, as above, to specify words within # words of each other, in any order.
Example : "art therapy"~5 [finds 'art' and 'therapy' within 5 words of each other]
WildcardsWords may be right-hand truncated using an asterisk. '*' for 1-5 characters, '**' for open-ended truncation, '?' to replace a single character anywhere within a word.
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Example : (alaska or canada) and (adventure and not vacation)
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