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English noun: communication

1. communication (communication) the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information


SamplesThey could not act without official communication from Moscow.


Synonymscommunicating


Broader (hypernym)act, deed, human action, human activity


Narrower (hyponym)channel, communication channel, contact, discourse, discussion, dissuasion, dramatic art, dramatics, dramaturgy, exam, examination, exhortation, expostulation, expression, intercommunication, line, mail, mail service, medium, objection, persuasion, post, postal service, remonstrance, remonstration, suasion, test, theater, theatre, touch, traffic, transmission, treatment, verbal expression, verbalism

2. communication something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups


Broader (hypernym)abstract entity, abstraction


Narrower (hyponym)anomalous communication, auditory communication, black and white, contagion, content, didacticism, display, document, expressive style, indicant, indication, infection, language, linguistic communication, message, message, paralanguage, paralinguistic communication, phonation, psychic communication, psychical communication, publication, sign, sign, signal, signaling, style, subject matter, substance, visual communication, vocalisation, vocalism, vocalization, voice, voice, vox, written communication, written language

3. communication a connection allowing access between persons or places


SamplesHow many lines of communication can there be among four people?.
A secret passageway provided communication between the two rooms.


Broader (hypernym)connectedness, connection, connexion









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