Definition of 'communication'
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Example sentences containing 'communication'
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Clearly she thought threats were as pleasant a form of communication as I did. DEAD BEAT (2002)Two years of literal silence, their only communication irregular flurries of e-mail. THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)This evening, more than ever, she was glad their line of communication was open. THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
They'll know more than we do..." "No communication there either, sir, we were just trying. NIMITZ CLASS (2002)
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Translations for 'communication'
British English: communication /kəˌmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃən/ NOUN
Communication is the act of sharing or exchanging information with someone, for example by speaking, writing, or sending radio signals.
She has no means of communication.
- American English: communication
- Arabic: اِتِصَال
- Brazilian Portuguese: comunicação
- Chinese: 沟通
- Croatian: komunikacija
- Czech: komunikace
- Danish: kommunikation
- Dutch: communicatie
- European Spanish: comunicación
- Finnish: viestintä
- French: communication
- German: Kommunikation
- Greek: επικοινωνία
- Italian: comunicazione
- Japanese: コミュニケーション
- Korean: 의사소통
- Norwegian: kommunikasjon
- Polish: komunikacja
- European Portuguese: comunicação
- Romanian: comunicare
- Russian: общение
- Spanish: comunicación
- Swedish: kommunikation
- Thai: การติดต่อสื่อสาร
- Turkish: iletişim
- Ukrainian: спілкування
- Vietnamese: sự truyền đạt
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