Definition of “liaison” - English Dictionary

“liaison” in British English

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liaisonnoun

uk /liˈeɪ.zɒn/ us /liˈeɪ.zɑːn/

liaison noun (IN SPEECH)

[ U ] specialized phonetics the act of joining sounds together, for example pronouncing a consonant that is not usually pronounced at the end of a word, because the next word begins with a vowel sound

(Definition of “liaison” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“liaison” in American English

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liaisonnoun [ C/U ]

us /liˈeɪˌzɑn, ˈli·ə-/

communication between groups and the useful relationship that this creates, or a person who does the communicating between the groups:

[ U ] There is an unfortunate lack of liaison between the departments.

A liaison is also a romantic relationship.

(Definition of “liaison” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)