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English definition of “connection”

connection

noun (RELATION)    /kəˈnek.ʃən/
B2 [C] the state of being related to someone or something else: The connection between smoking and heart disease is well known. They're sisters, are they? I knew their surname was the same, but I never made (= thought of) the connection.Linking and relatingRegarding and concerning in connection with sth B2 on the subject of something: They want to talk to you in connection with an unpaid tax bill.Regarding and concerningLinking and relating
(Definition of connection noun (RELATION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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