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linkagenoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈlɪŋ·kɪdʒ/
a ​connection, or the ​action of ​connecting: [C] There’s a ​direct linkage between ​culturalvalues and the way ​peoplelive.
(Definition of linkage from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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linkagenoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈlɪŋkɪdʒ/
the existence or ​forming of a ​connection between two or more things so that one thing ​happening or ​changing depends on the other thing ​happening or ​changing: linkage between sth (and sth) He ​concludes that ​strong linkage between ​performance and ​reward will ​attract better ​workers. Can we make a causal linkage between the ​advertisingcampaign and recent ​salesfigures?
a ​connection between two things, ​organizations, etc.: The new ​designsticks to the ​conventionaldirect linkage of ​cables and ​hydraulic pipes.linkage between/with sth The linkage between the ​academiccommunity and the ​privatesector has really been the cornerstone of their ​success. The ​marketingteam has close linkages with the ​teamresponsible for ​design.
(Definition of linkage from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “linkage”
in Chinese (Simplified) 联系, 关联,相关…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聯繫, 關聯,相關…
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“linkage” in Business English

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