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"communication" in British English

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uk   us   /kəˌmjuː.nɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/
B1 [U] the ​act of ​communicating with ​people: Television is an ​increasinglyimportant means of communication. We are indirect communication with Moscow. With no ​decentphonesignal, communication is ​difficult. There's very little communication betweenmother and ​daughter (= they do not have a good ​relationship). a ​course on communication ​skills [C] formal a ​message or a ​letter: We ​receivedyour communication of 11 ​March and are ​sorry to ​inform you that we won't be ​attending the ​conference.communications [plural] the ​variousmethods of ​sendinginformation between ​people and ​places, ​especiallyphones, ​computers, ​radio, etc.: the communications ​industry ways of ​moving between one ​place and another: Its ​commercialsuccess as a ​city is ​partlydue to ​itsexcellentrail and ​road communications.
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(Definition of communication from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"communication" in American English

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communicationnoun [C/U]

 us   /kəˌmju·nɪˈkeɪ·ʃən/
the ​process by which ​messages or ​information is ​sent from one ​place or ​person to another, or the ​message itself: [U] E-mail is an ​increasinglyimportantmeans of ​business communication. Communication is also the ​exchange of ​information and the ​expression of ​feeling that can ​result in ​understanding: [U] There was very little communication between the two ​brothers.
(Definition of communication from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"communication" in Business English

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uk   us   /kəˌmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃən/ COMMUNICATIONS
[U] the ​process of sharing ​information, especially when this ​increasesunderstanding between ​people or ​groups: We have been in communication with various ​agencies in ​regard to this matter.a form/means/method of communication Email is an excellent ​means of communication because of the ​flexibility it ​allows. The ​trainingdepartment uses a ​specialboardgame to ​improve communication betweenmanagers and their ​employees.enhance/improve/foster communication He said communication with ​neighborhoods and ​communitygroups must be ​improved. The ​projectfailed because of a lack of communication between the two ​departments. There was a breakdown in communication.channels/lines of communication It is important to ​keep the ​channels of communication ​open at all ​times. Effective communication is a ​two-wayprocess. Good communication ​skills are ​essential in this ​job. In the ​study, the ​effectiveness of online communication was contrasted with ​person-to-personinteraction.
[C] formal a written or spoken ​message: I ​kept a ​record of who I spoke to, ​wrote to, or received a communication from. By ​subscribing to the ​list, you are ​agreeing to receive ​regularemail communications from the ​company.
(Definition of communication from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “communication”
in Arabic اتِّصال…
in Korean 의사소통, 대화…
in Portuguese comunicação…
in Catalan comunicació…
in Japanese コミュニケーション…
in Chinese (Simplified) 交流, 沟通, 交际…
in Turkish iletişim, haberleşme, bildirişim…
in Russian общение, связь, сообщение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 交流, 溝通, 交際…
in Italian comunicazione…
in Polish porozumienie, komunikacja, wiadomość…
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