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liaise

[ 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

liaise
/ (lɪˈeɪz) /

verb
(intr usually foll by with) to communicate and maintain contact (with)

Word Origin for liaise

C20: back formation from liaison
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