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connection

noun
 
 
/kəˈnekʃən/
RELATIONSHIP [C, U] B2 a relationship between people or things: The connection between smoking and heart disease is well known. He denied having any connection with the terrorists.Linking and relatingRegarding and concerning
JOINING THINGS [C, U] B1 something that joins things together: Many companies now offer free connection to the Internet.Connecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixtures
TRAVEL [C] B2 a train, bus, or aircraft that leaves a short time after another arrives, so that people can continue their journey: The train was half an hour late and I missed my connection.Connecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixturesArrivals and departures
in connection with B2 used to say what something is about: A man has been arrested in connection with the murder.Regarding and concerningLinking and relating
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