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communication

noun
 
 
/kəˌmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃən/ COMMUNICATIONS
[U] the process of sharing information, especially when this increases understanding between people or groups: We have been in communication with various agencies in regard to this matter.a form/means/method of communication Email is an excellent means of communication because of the flexibility it allows. The training department uses a special board game to improve communication between managers and their employees.enhance/improve/foster communication He said communication with neighborhoods and community groups must be improved. The project failed because of a lack of communication between the two departments. There was a breakdown in communication.channels/lines of communication It is important to keep the channels of communication open at all times. Effective communication is a two-way process. Good communication skills are essential in this job. In the study, the effectiveness of online communication was contrasted with person-to-person interaction. →  See also corporate communication , mass communication
[C] formal a written or spoken message: I kept a record of who I spoke to, wrote to, or received a communication from. By subscribing to the list, you are agreeing to receive regular email communications from the company.
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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