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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 skills [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. communications [plural] the various methods of sending information between people and places, especially phones, computers, radio, etc.: the communications industry ways of moving between one place and another: Its commercial success as a city is partly due to its excellent rail and road communications.
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