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Meaning of “eye contact” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of eye contact from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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eye contactnoun [U]

 us   /ˈɑɪ ˌkɑn·tækt/
the ​act of ​lookingdirectly in the ​eyes of another ​person as the other ​personlooks at you
(Definition of eye contact from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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eye contactnoun [U]

uk   us  
a ​situation in which two ​peoplelook directly into each other's eyes. Eye ​contact is considered to be an important ​part of ​effectivecommunication: Throughout the ​interview, she was ​trying to remain polite while ​avoiding directeyecontact. Lack of ​eyecontact during a ​conversation is sometimes ​thought to be an ​indicator that the ​person is lying. good/​pooreyecontactmake/avoid/maintain eye contact (with sb) Skilful presenters are good at making ​eyecontact with an ​audience.
(Definition of eye contact from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “eye contact”
in Chinese (Simplified) 目光接触…
in Turkish göz teması…
in Russian взгляд в глаза…
in Chinese (Traditional) 目光接觸…
in Polish kontakt wzrokowy…
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