What does phatic communication mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. phatic speech, phatic communication(noun)

    conversational speech used to communicate sociability more than information


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of phatic communication in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of phatic communication in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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