[ lee-eyz ]
/ liˈeɪz /
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verb (used without object), li·aised, li·ais·ing.
to form a liaison.
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Origin of liaise
First recorded in 1925–30; back formation from liaison
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British Dictionary definitions for liaise
/ (lɪˈeɪz) /
(intr usually foll by with) to communicate and maintain contact (with)
Word Origin for liaise
C20: back formation from liaison
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