Associations to the word «Liaison»


LIAISON, noun. Communication between two parties or groups.
LIAISON, noun. Co-operation, working together.
LIAISON, noun. A relayer of information between two forces in an army or during war.
LIAISON, noun. A tryst, romantic meeting.
LIAISON, noun. (figuratively) An illicit sexual relationship or affair.
LIAISON, noun. (linguistics) The phonological fusion of two consecutive words and the manner in which this occurs, for example intrusion, consonant-vowel linking, etc. In the context of some languages, such as French, liaison can refer specifically to a normally silent final consonant, being pronounced when the next word begins with a vowel, and can often also include the intrusion of a "t" in certain fixed chunks of language such as the question form "pense-t-il".
LIAISON, verb. (proscribed) To liaise.
LIAISON AIRCRAFT, noun. A small, usually unarmed aircraft primarily used by military forces for artillery observation or transporting commanders and messages.

Dictionary definition

LIAISON, noun. A usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship.
LIAISON, noun. A channel for communication between groups; "he provided a liaison with the guerrillas".

Wise words

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