connection

[ kuh-nek-shuhn ]
/ kəˈnɛk ʃən /
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noun

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Also British, con·nex·ion .

Origin of connection

1350–1400; variant spelling of connexion;Middle English conneccioun, connexioun (<Middle French ) <Latin connexiōn- (stem of connexiō), equivalent to connex(us) (past participle of connectere to connect) + -iōn--ion

OTHER WORDS FROM connection

con·nec·tion·al, adjectivemis·con·nec·tion, nounpre·con·nec·tion, nounre·con·nec·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for connection

connection

connexion

/ (kəˈnɛkʃən) /

noun

Derived forms of connection

connectional or connexional, adjective
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Medical definitions for connection

connection
[ kə-nĕkshən ]

n.

The act of connecting or the state of being connected.
Something that connects.
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