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stocks and bonds
(indian or pacific) and (ocean life and not mammals)
The NEAR operator is used to retrieve records that contain the specified words or phrases within ten words of each other in the same indexed field.
The WITHIN operator is similar to the NEAR operator, but allows the user to specify the maximum number of words that may appear between the specified words. WITHIN 10 and NEAR are equivalent.
international near conference
fractal within 3 geometry
Field limits may be specified by selecting a field limit from the selection list in the form above. These limits appear before the word or phrase to be searched. A field limit causes the system to search only the specified field for the specified word(s). The following field limits are supported: