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communicationsplural noun

 us   /kəˌmju·nɪˈkeɪ·ʃənz/
the ​varioussystems used for ​sending esp. ​electronicinformation, such as ​radio, ​television, ​telephone, and ​computernetworks: They have made ​heavy investments in the communications ​industry. Communications are also the ​exchanges of ​information and ​expressions of ​feeling that can ​result in ​understanding: A ​breakdown in communications between ​labor and ​managementled to the ​strike.
(Definition of communications from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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communicationsnoun [plural]

uk   us   /kəˌmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃənz/
COMMUNICATIONS methods, or the ​activity, of communicating and ​sendingmessages: wireless communications We need to encourage ​municipalities to ​develop communications ​networks of their own. radio/​satellite communications She ​works in the marketing communicationsdepartment of the ​company.
TRANSPORT the ​systems for ​movingpeople and ​goods between one ​place and another, such as roads, ​trains, ​planes, and ​ships: Its ​commercialsuccess as a city is partly ​due to its excellent communications with the ​major cities of ​Europe.
(Definition of communications from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “communications”
in Turkish haberleşme, iletişim…
in Russian средства связи…
in Polish telekomunikacja…
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