noun, plural li·ai·sons [lee-ey-zawnz, lee-uh-zonz, -zuh nz or, often, ley-; lee-ey-zuh nz, -zonz; French lye-zawn] /ˌli eɪˈzɔ̃z, ˈli əˌzɒnz, -zənz or, often, ˈleɪ-; liˈeɪ zənz, -zɒnz; French lyɛˈzɔ̃/.
- liability engineering,
- liability insurance,
- liability limit,
- liaison officer,
Origin of liaison
Examples from the Web for liaison
Piece Co. will then seamlessly source the artisans and be your liaison for collaboration.
Hollande officially left Royal for Trierweiler in 2007, although their liaison began in 2005.Hollande's Jilted Lover Valerie Trierweiler Tells All|Tracy McNicoll|September 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Suddenly, in the midst of their liaison, Brody notices his SUV parked outside the window.‘Homeland’: The 7 Plot Points You Need to Remember for the Season 3 Premiere|Andrew Romano|September 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
My job was to actually draft the ceasefire and serve as liaison with Arafat's envoy in the process—Hani al-Hassan.
Kennedy called him out of retirement to act as a liaison with Charles de Gaulle during the Cuban Missile Crisis.What Will Hillary Clinton Do After Leaving the State Department?|Josh Dzieza|January 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Every one indeed knew that he had a liaison with a beggar woman, to whom he gave ten kopecks every six months.The House of the Dead or Prison Life in Siberia|Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Liaison is maintained at all points, but the attack varies from time to time.Artificial Light|M. Luckiesh
To secure his silence they invited him constantly to their house, and a liaison with Severine followed.A Zola Dictionary|J. G. Patterson
There was a lean, hard-bitten colonel of the American liaison force in Greece.The Invaders|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
Her biographers usually pass over this liaison quickly, as information about it was not forthcoming.
Word Origin for liaison
1640s, from French liaison "a union, a binding together" (13c.), from Late Latin ligationem (nominative ligatio) "a binding," from past participle stem of Latin ligare "to bind" (see ligament). Originally a cookery term for a thickening agent for sauces. Sense of "intimate relations" is from 1806. Military sense of "cooperation between branches, allies, etc." is from 1816. The noun meaning "one who is concerned with liaison of units, etc." is short for liaison officer.