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noun     liaison pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [singular/uncountable] the exchange of information between people or organizations, so that they understand each other and work well together
    liaison between:

    There needs to be closer liaison between the various departments.

    liaison with:

    The company has established a good liaison with local communities.

    in (close) liaison with someone:

    Project engineers are in close liaison with the client.

    1. a.
      [uncountable] the job of exchanging information about the work of an organization with people who are affected by it

      the home-school liaison officer

  2. 2
    [countable] a sexual or romantic relationship between two people, especially one that is secret or that you do not approve of


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