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communication

noun uk   /kəˌmjuː.nɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us  
B1 [U] the act of communicating with people: Television is an increasingly important means of communication. We are in direct communication with Moscow. With no decent phone signal, communication is difficult. There's very little communication between mother and daughter (= they do not have a good relationship). a course on communication skillsCommunicating and keeping in touch [C] formal a message or a letter: We received your communication of 11 March and are sorry to inform you that we won't be attending the conference.Information and messages communications [plural] the various methods of sending information between people and places, especially phones, computers, radio, etc.: the communications industryCommunications technology - general words ways of moving between one place and another: Its commercial success as a city is partly due to its excellent rail and road communications.Routes and roads in generalTravelling
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