the act or process of communicating; fact of being communicated.
the imparting or interchange of thoughts, opinions, or information by speech, writing, or signs.
something imparted, interchanged, or transmitted.
a document or message imparting news, views, information, etc.
passage, or an opportunity or means of passage, between places.
means of sending messages, orders, etc., including telephone, telegraph, radio, and television.
routes and transportation for moving troops and supplies from a base to an area of operations.
activity by one organism that changes or has the potential to change the behavior of other organisms.
transfer of information from one cell or molecule to another, as by chemical or electrical signals.
- com·mu·ni·ca·tion·al, adjective
- non·com·mu·ni·ca·tion, noun
- o·ver·com·mu·ni·ca·tion, noun
- pre·com·mu·ni·ca·tion, noun
- self-com·mu·ni·ca·tion, noun
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How to use communication in a sentence
Already, his group’s code is used for the majority of the communication on Google’s Chrome browser.How Close Are Computers to Automating Mathematical Reasoning? | Stephen Ornes | August 27, 2020 | Quanta Magazine
McGlone has some of those email communications from February and March in hand now.
One city has acknowledged that it deleted its earliest communications about the virus — even after we’d requested them.
As exorbitant as international calls still were, the promise of smoother communication made it worthwhile.The human cost of a WeChat ban: severing a hundred million ties | Karen Hao | August 13, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
For example, the option to analyze all transcripts, calls, and keywords in real-time can help you improve your communication and use the learnings to form your next campaigns, website changes, or even content planning.
In 1976 the company was sold to Warner Communications for $28 million.
Jack Lundie, Director of Communications for the British charity Oxfam, defended the single to the Daily Beast.
They were alone and unarmed in hostile territory without even having the reassurance of radio communications.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley | Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman | November 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He and his followers have become really good at keeping their communications covert.
The group has also used couriers to convey some messages in order to avoid digital communications altogether.
He obeyed without remark, though with an unsteady voice, as he uttered communications he knew were so hostile to her expectation.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4 | Jane Porter
If, in addition, submarines can stop sea communications with Constantinople the problem will be solved.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
The length of several of the communications in our present Number compels us to postpone this week our Notes on Books, &c.
After the capitulation it was detached to cover the French communications from an attack from the direction of Styria.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
As soon as the door had closed, Jack Carlson bounded back to his desk, touched a button on an inter-office communications box.
British Dictionary definitions for communication
the act or an instance of communicating; the imparting or exchange of information, ideas, or feelings
something communicated, such as a message, letter, or telephone call
(usually plural; sometimes functioning as singular) the study of ways in which human beings communicate, including speech, gesture, telecommunication systems, publishing and broadcasting media, etc
(as modifier): communication theory
a connecting route, passage, or link
(plural) military the system of routes and facilities by which forces, supplies, etc, are moved up to or within an area of operations
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