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communication

noun
 
 
/kəˌmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃən/
COMMUNICATING [U] B1 the act of communicating with other people: The school is improving communication between teachers and parents. We are in direct communication with Moscow.Communicating and keeping in touch
MESSAGE [C] formal a message sent to someone by letter, email, telephone, etcThe postal systemInformation and messages
Translations of “communication”
in Korean 의사소통, 대화…
in Arabic اتِّصال…
in Portuguese comunicação…
in Catalan comunicació…
in Japanese コミュニケーション…
in Italian comunicazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 交流, 溝通, 交際…
in Russian общение, связь, сообщение…
in Turkish iletişim, haberleşme, bildirişim…
in Chinese (Simplified) 交流, 沟通, 交际…
in Polish porozumienie, komunikacja, wiadomość…
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