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Significado de “contact” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "contact" - Diccionario Inglés

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contactnoun

uk   /ˈkɒn.tækt/  us   /ˈkɑːn.tækt/
  • contact noun (COMMUNICATION)

B1 [U] communication with someone, especially by speaking or writing to them regularly: "Have you been in contact with Andrew recently?" "Only by phone." I'm still in contact with her - we write a couple of times a year. There isn't enough contact between teachers and parents. I've been busy at home and have hardly had any contact with the outside world. I'd hate to lose contact with my college friends. She finally made contact with him in Italy. Air traffic control lost radio contact with the pilot of the plane ten minutes before the accident. The school needs a contact number (= phone number, especially for emergencies) for parents during school hours.

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  • contact noun (TOUCH)

C1 [U] the fact of two people or things touching each other: Don't let that glue come into contact with your skin. Have you been in contact with (= touched or been very near) anyone with the disease? He hates physical contact of any kind - he doesn't even like to shake your hand.

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  • contact noun (PERSON)

A2 [C] 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 think her mother has contacts. He gave me the name of one of his contacts in a design firm, who offered me a job. We're building up (= increasing the number of) our contacts in the business.

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  • contact noun (ELECTRICITY)

[C] a part in a circuit that makes the circuit complete when it touches another part
  • contact noun (FOR EYES)

[C] (also contact lens) a small round curved piece of transparent plastic, worn on the surface of the eye to improve your sight
  • contact noun (PHOTOGRAPH)

[C] (also contact print) a photograph produced by allowing light to pass through the film onto paper that is pressed tightly to it

contactverb [T]

uk   /ˈkɒn.tækt/  us   /ˈkɑːn.tækt/
A2 to communicate with someone by calling or sending them a letter, email, etc.: I tried to contact him at his office, but he wasn't in. You can contact me on (US also at) (= speak to me using the phone) 388 9146. Unless the money is paid, we will be contacting our legal department.

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contactable
adjective uk   /kənˈtæk.tə.bəl/  us   /kənˈtæk.tə.bəl/
Is he contactable at his home number?
(Definition of contact from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "contact" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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contactnoun

 us   /ˈkɑn·tækt/
  • contact noun (COMMUNICATION)

[U] communication with someone, or with a group or organization: Have you kept in contact with your friends from college? The pilot was always in contact with an air traffic controller.
  • contact noun (TOUCH)

[U] the touching of two objects or surfaces: Don’t let that glue come into contact with your skin.
  • contact noun (HELPFUL PERSON)

[C] a person whom you know and who may be able to help you in a useful way, esp. by influencing other people or by sharing knowledge with you: He tried to use his contacts to get a better job in advertising.
[C] A contact is also a person you meet: My face-to-face contacts outside of the office had been mostly hotel clerks, policemen, and waitresses.
contact
verb [T]  us   /ˈkɑn·tækt/
I tried to contact him at his office but he was out to lunch.
(Definition of contact from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "contact" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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contactnoun

uk   us   /ˈkɒntækt/
[U] communication with someone, especially by speaking or writing to them regularly: be/get/keep in contact with sb We have been in contact with similar organizations in several countries.establish/make contact with sb Experience has taught me the best way to make a good first impression is to make contact with as many people in the organization as you can.contact between sb (and sb) The first contact between contracting parties will normally be the sending out of a price list or catalogue.contact details/information/number The HR department keeps the contact details of all members of staff.in close/direct/regular contact with sb 44% of his working time is spent in direct contact with clients. Under the new code, shareholders will have a senior non-executive director, aside from the chairman, who will act as their point of contact on the board.
[C] a person, especially in a high position, who can give you useful information or introductions that will help you at work: good/useful/valuable contacts Conferences are good places to make useful contacts. He's got a contact in London who buys the goods off him. Sharing a meal with clients or colleagues can strengthen business contacts and improve career prospects. a network of contacts

contactverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈkɒntækt/
to communicate with someone by phoning them or sending them a letter, email, etc.: contact sb for sth The distributor should be contacted for further information on these requirements.contact sb at/on You can contact the manager directly on this number, or at his website address.
contactable
adjective
Please ensure that you are contactable at all times while the deal is going through.
(Definition of contact from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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