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Boolean Operators: + -
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Query Gets the documents with

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"stock" and "market"

"stock market"

the phrase "stock market"

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"stock" but not "market"

+president -"United States"

"president" but not "United States"

(stock OR market) AND NOT president

"stock" or "market", and without "president"

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