Definitions for Liaison
liˈeɪ zən, ˌli eɪˈzɔ̃; ˈli əˌzɒn or, often, ˈleɪ ə-; ʒə swi zœ ˈnɔmLi·ai·son
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Liaison.
affair, affaire, intimacy, liaison, involvement, amournoun
a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
liaison, link, contact, inter-group communicationnoun
a channel for communication between groups
"he provided a liaison with the guerrillas"
Specifically: A process of communication between parts of an organization or between two organizations acting together for a common purpose.
Hence: A person whose function it is to maintain such communication.
(Phonetics) A pronunciation of a consonant sound that would be otherwise silent, such as the final consonant of certain French words, when the following word begins with a vowel sound.
Communication between two parties or groups.
Co-operation, working together.
A relayer of information between two forces in an army or during war.
A tryst, romantic meeting.
An illicit sexual relationship or affair.
A sandhi in which a normally silent final consonant is pronounced when the next word begins with a vowel.
Etymology: From liaison, from ligatio (stem ligation-) (English ligation), derived from ligo, from leygʰ-.
a union, or bond of union; an intimacy; especially, an illicit intimacy between a man and a woman
Etymology: [F., fr. L. ligatio, fr. ligare to bind. See Ligature, and cf. Ligation.]
Liaison is the pronunciation of a latent word-final consonant immediately before a following vowel sound. Technically, it is a type of external sandhi, which is disrupted in pausa. In French, most written word-final consonants are no longer pronounced and are known as latent or mute. For example, the letter s in the word les, 'the', is generally silent, but it is pronounced in the combination les amis, 'the friends'. In certain syntactic environments, liaison is impossible; in others, it is obligatory; in others still, it is possible but not obligatory and its realization is subject to wide stylistic variation.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
lē-ā-zong′, n. union, or bond of union: connection, esp. if illicit between the sexes: in French, the linking in pronunciation of a final consonant to the succeeding word, when that begins with a vowel. [Fr.—L. ligation-em—ligāre, to bind.]
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
That contact or intercommunication maintained between elements of military forces or other agencies to ensure mutual understanding and unity of purpose and action.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Liaison' in Nouns Frequency: #2874
The numerical value of Liaison in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of Liaison in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
I got a call from a police family liaison officer, the message he passed on didn't even make sense. He said' Prince Philip would like to be remembered to you'.
If the United States can be more proactively flexible on that, it may draw other denuclearization steps on top of abolishing the Yongbyon facilities, and expedite talks on setting up a liaison office and replacing the armistice with a peace treaty.
As one of the Korean chefs most well-known abroad, I want to act as a liaison.
This is a very serious incident in which a woman has lost her life and we are deploying family liaison officers to support the next of kin, the scene remains cordoned off so further forensic enquiries and searches can take place over the next few days. We're grateful to the local community for their support and understanding, and I'd urge anyone with concerns or questions to speak to a member of the local neighbourhood team who'll be carrying out extra patrols over the coming days.
A highly partisan new CIA chief would be seen with great suspicion in foreign capitals, thereby rendering our liaison partnerships close to impotent until the next administration, simply put, that puts America at great risk.
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Translations for Liaison
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- διασύνδεση, σχέση, μεσολαβητής, ερωτοδουλειά, συνεργασíα, υφένGreek
- enlace, aventuraSpanish
- yhteistyö, rakkaussuhde, yhteyshenkilö, yhteydenpitoFinnish
- मेल जोलHindi
- взаимодействие, свидание, связь, связнойRussian
- sự liên lạcVietnamese
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