Definition of 'communicate'
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Their assessments of the state of McGregor's mind had reiterated one point: he was unprepared to co-operate, or indeed to communicate. THE SCAR (2001)He just might... "He looked baffled, as if trying to communicate in a foreign language. AN OLDER WOMAN (2001)The driver was probably more amazed by the sudden decision to communicate. THE SCAR (2001)
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Translations for 'communicate'
British English: communicate /kəˈmjuːnɪˌkeɪt/ VERB
If you communicate with someone, you give them information, for example by speaking, writing, or sending radio signals.
They communicated in sign language.
- American English: communicate
- Arabic: يَتَصِل بـ
- Brazilian Portuguese: comunicar
- Chinese: 交流
- Croatian: komunicirati
- Czech: komunikovat
- Danish: kommunikere
- Dutch: communiceren
- European Spanish: comunicarse
- Finnish: kommunikoida
- French: communiquer
- German: kommunizieren
- Greek: επικοινωνώ
- Italian: comunicare
- Japanese: 伝える
- Korean: 의사소통하다
- Norwegian: kommunisere
- Polish: zakomunikować
- European Portuguese: comunicar
- Romanian: a comunica
- Russian: общаться
- Spanish: comunicar
- Swedish: kommunicera
- Thai: ติดต่อสื่อสาร
- Turkish: iletişim kurmak
- Ukrainian: спілкуватися
- Vietnamese: truyền đạt
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