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English definition of “contact”


noun [C] (PERSON)    /ˈkɒn.tækt/ US  /ˈkɑːn-/
A2 a person , especially someone in a high position , who can give you useful information or introductions that will help you at work or socially : I don't really know how she got the job , but I suspect her mother's got contacts. If you need more stationery , I've got a good contact in a local printing firm . We're building up (= increasing the number of) our contacts in the business .Helpers and accomplicesPeople who help or serve people professionally
(Definition of contact noun (PERSON) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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