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What is the meaning of the following sentence,

Canonical covers are used to decompose a relation into 3NF,  which is a small relaxation of the BCNF condition.

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BEcoz we r decomposing the relation into more than one . so now we have more probable chance to have either a super key or prime attribute in any fuctional dependecy in a particular relation . so which is a small relaxation for BCNF
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