communication


communication
noun
1 act of communicating
ADJECTIVE
clear, effective, good, open

Good communication is important for business.

poor
direct, face-to-face
two-way
interpersonal
regular
electronic, non-verbal, oral, verbal, written
business
animal, human
VERB + COMMUNICATION
have

I haven't had any communication with him for several years.

establish
enhance, facilitate, improve
maintain
prevent

measures which prevented communication with the outside world

COMMUNICATION + VERB
break down

Communication between the two sides has broken down.

COMMUNICATION + NOUN
skills
style
breakdown, problem
PREPOSITION
in communication with

We are in regular communication with the kidnappers.

communication between

to establish direct communication between the towers

communication by

communication by letter

communication with

We need better communication with clients.

PHRASES
a breakdown in communication, a breakdown in communications
channels of communication, lines of communication

to keep open the channels of communication

a lack of communication
a means of communication, a method of communication, a system of communication

Letters are their only means of communication.

2 communications systems for sending information
ADJECTIVE
good
global, international
mass
broadband, digital, online, radio, satellite, telephone, wireless
rail, road
VERB + COMMUNICATIONS
have
cut off, disrupt
COMMUNICATIONS + NOUN
centre/center
links, network, system
satellite, technology
equipment, tool
PREPOSITION
communication between

They tried to disrupt communications between the two offices.

communication with

Paris has good rail communications with other major cities.

3 message
ADJECTIVE
formal, official, personal
VERB + COMMUNICATION
receive
send
intercept
PREPOSITION
communication about

He received an official communication about the reorganization.

communication from, communication to

a communication from the officer to the general


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  • communication — com‧mu‧ni‧ca‧tion [kəˌmjuːnˈkeɪʆn] noun 1. [uncountable] the process of exchanging information or ideas: • Because some editors work in San Francisco and others in London, there is a greater need for communication in the decision making process …   Financial and business terms

  • communication — COMMUNICATION. s. f. Action de communiquer, ou l effet de cette action. Communication de biens. Communication de maux. f♛/b] On dit, Donner communication d une affaire à quelqu un, pour dire, Lui faire part de ce qui concerne cette affaire; et de …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • communication — com·mu·ni·ca·tion /kə ˌmyü nə kā shən/ n: the expression to another of information or thoughts through speech, writing, or gestures see also confidential communication, privileged communication Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster …   Law dictionary

  • communication — Communication. s. f. v. La participation que l on donne de quelque chose. Communication de biens. communication de maux. je luy ay donné communication de cette affaire. il en a eu communication. Il signifie aussi, Commerce, familiarité, &… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

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  • Communication — Com*mu ni*ca tion (k[o^]m*m[=u] n[i^]*k[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [L. communicatio.] 1. The act or fact of communicating; as, communication of smallpox; communication of a secret. [1913 Webster] 2. Intercourse by words, letters, or messages; interchange… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • communication — Communication, Communicatio, Participatio, Commercium. Faire communication de la découverte qu aucun a fait de ses complices et compagnons en quelque malice, Indicium edere. Par communication de langage, Commercio sermonis feras populorum linguas …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • communication — late 14c., from O.Fr. comunicacion (14c., Mod.Fr. communication), from L. communicationem (nom. communicatio), noun of action from communicare to share, divide out; communicate, impart, inform; join, unite, participate in, lit. to make common,… …   Etymology dictionary

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