Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “connection” en inglés

connection

noun uk   /kəˈnek.ʃən/ us  

connection noun (RELATION)

B2 [C] the state of being related to someone or something else: The connection between smoking and heart disease is well known. They're sisters, are they? I knew their surname was the same, but I never made (= thought of) the connection. in connection with sth B2 on the subject of something: They want to talk to you in connection with an unpaid tax bill.

connection noun (JOIN)

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. [C] the state of being joined or connected in some way 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.

connection noun (PHONE)

[C] the way that two people can speak to each other by phone: Sorry, could you repeat that? This is a very bad connection.

connection noun (TRANSPORT)

B2 [C] a bus, train, plane, etc. that arrives at a suitable time for passengers to get on after getting off another one so that they can continue their journey: If the flight is late, we'll miss our connection.
(Definition of connection from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de connection
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “connection” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

light at the end of the tunnel

signs of improvement in a situation that has been bad for a long time, or signs that a long and difficult piece of work is almost finished

Palabra del día

The language of work

by Kate Woodford,
October 15, 2014
Most of us talk about our jobs. We tell our family and friends interesting or funny things that have happened in the workplace (=room where we do our job), we describe – and sometimes complain about – our bosses and colleagues and when we meet someone for the first time, we tell

Aprende más 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Aprende más