Definition of 'contact'

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Example sentences containing 'contact'

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We would urge anybody with information to contact us. The Sun (2017)They raised the alarm when he failed to make contact again. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She contacted the phone firm but claims no one got back to her. The Sun (2016)Their aircraft went down while out of radio contact in a remote marsh. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Citizens should only have telephone or direct contact with local government when all other avenues have been exhausted. Computing (2010)There is a difference between intimacy and social contact, close friends and acquaintances. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The doctor told me not to take part in contact sport for a year, but what happens after that? The Sun (2017)You could always contact me direct, Max. The Sun (2017)The number of contacts grew from 5,200 in the first half of the year to about 6,500 in the second half. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The site also lists emergency contact numbers. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They keep close contact with the universities and teaching hospitals of the regions. Brown, Muriel & Payne Sarah Introduction to Social Administration in Britain (1990)The letters said further contact would be made when payment was imminent. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We managed to not actually have real physical contact. The Sun (2016)You can also get this information by contacting the firms directly or through a credit bureau. Charles A. D'Ambrosio & Stewart D. Hodges & Richard Brealey & Stewart Myers Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)The third behaviour was what was called contact. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This would not be possible if the main intention was to entertain business clients and contacts. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The passports were bona fide but illegally obtained via government contacts. The Sun (2015)Try to establish a physical address and telephone contact number. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If you wear contact lenses may make eyes dry. Westcott, Patsy Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)You must also include a contact phone number where you can be reached tomorrow. The Sun (2006)This is the "eye contact" part of the process. Christianity Today (2000)If anyone knows anything please contact the police. The Sun (2012) Ask your local contacts for a recommended dealer. Eccles, Lesley Your First Horse - buying, feeding, caring (1989)Companies that are not signed up to the association still contact consumers. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They must also avoid contact with two other former colleagues currently on police bail. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Your first point of contact should always be the company. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You need to leave a contact number and address with them. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Radio has a contact with the audience in a very special way. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Try not to lose contact altogether. Pearce, Dr John Families and Friends - how to help your child form happy relationships. (1989)He had made the contacts and come across venues and ideas while working as a chaperone and knew what he wanted to offer clients. Times, Sunday Times (2012)

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Translations for 'contact'

British English: contact /ˈkɒntækt/ NOUN
Contact involves meeting or communicating with someone.
I have very little contact with children.
  • American English: contact
  • Arabic: اِتِّصَال
  • Brazilian Portuguese: contato
  • Chinese: 联络
  • Croatian: kontakt
  • Czech: kontakt
  • Danish: kontakt forbindelse
  • Dutch: contact
  • European Spanish: contacto
  • Finnish: yhteys
  • French: contact
  • German: Kontakt
  • Greek: επαφή
  • Italian: contatto
  • Japanese: 連絡
  • Korean: 접촉
  • Norwegian: kontakt
  • Polish: kontakt
  • European Portuguese: contacto
  • Romanian: contact
  • Russian: отношения
  • Latin American Spanish: contacto
  • Swedish: kontakt anknytning
  • Thai: การติดต่อ
  • Turkish: temas
  • Ukrainian: контакт
  • Vietnamese: sự liên hệ
British English: contact /ˈkɒntækt/ VERB
If you contact someone, you telephone them or write to them.
Have you contacted him?
  • American English: contact
  • Arabic: يَتَصِّلُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: contatar
  • Chinese: 联系
  • Croatian: kontaktirati
  • Czech: kontaktovat
  • Danish: kontakte
  • Dutch: contact opnemen met
  • European Spanish: ponerse en contacto
  • Finnish: ottaa yhteyttä
  • French: contacter
  • German: kontaktieren
  • Greek: έρχομαι σε επαφή
  • Italian: contattare
  • Japanese: 連絡を取る
  • Korean: 연락하다
  • Norwegian: kontakte
  • Polish: kontaktować
  • European Portuguese: contactar
  • Romanian: a contacta
  • Russian: контактировать
  • Latin American Spanish: ponerse en contacto
  • Swedish: kontakta
  • Thai: ติดต่อ
  • Turkish: temas kurmak
  • Ukrainian: зв'язуватися
  • Vietnamese: liên hệ
British English: contact ADJECTIVE
Your contact details or number are information such as a telephone number where you can be contacted.
You must leave your full name and contact details when you phone.
  • American English: contact
  • Brazilian Portuguese: de contato
  • Chinese: 联络用的
  • European Spanish: de contacto
  • French: où l'on peut contacter quelq'unN
  • German: Kontakt-
  • Italian: per contattare
  • Japanese: 連絡先の
  • Korean: 연락처
  • European Portuguese: de contacto
  • Latin American Spanish: de contacto


Definition of contact from the Collins English Dictionary
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