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Boolean Search

Boolean search is used in applications and search engines that use Boolean operators (AND, OR, and NOT) to restrict or expand search queries. For example, if you wanted to search for web pages that contained the phrases “writing tips” and “starting a blog” but not “essay topics”, you could search with the following query: ”writing tips” AND “starting a blog” NOT “essay topics” .

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