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noun linkage pronunciation in British English /ˈlɪŋkɪdʒ/
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] a policy of connecting two or more issues by making agreement on one issue depend on agreement on another issue
    The document made no linkage between decommissioning and release of prisoners.
  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] a connection made between two or more things
    We haven’t found a linkage between the attacks.
  3. 3
    [countable] a physical connection, or a system of connections
    a complex linkage of nerves

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