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Can I use boolean operators in Google Trends?

I am using Google Trends and I want to look at, for example, how Sustainability has been searched for over the past 10 years. Can I use sustain* to get results covering sustainable, sustainability etc or do I have to put in each individual search term?

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Hi Sarah,

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Librarian Jenny (not verified), 3 years ago

Hi Sarah,

 

 Google Trends does not support truncation searching. If you would like to search for variations of a word, you will need to enter all of them like this: sustainable + sustainability (the + symbol means OR). You can find a bit more info about how to search Google Trends under their help section.

 

Regards,

Jenny

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