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English definition of “connection”

connection

noun (JOIN)    /kəˈnek.ʃən/
B1 [C or U] the act of joining or being joined to something else, or the part or process that makes this possible: The electricity company guarantees connection within 24 hours. It's no wonder your shaver isn't working. There's a loose connection (= a connecting wire has become loose) in the plug.Connecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixtures [C] the state of being joined or connected in some wayLinking and relatingRegarding and concerning connections [plural] the people you know and who can help you: He only got the job because of his connections! He has important connections in Washington.Friends, acquaintances and contemporaries
(Definition of connection noun (JOIN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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