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Definition of communication
1the imparting or exchanging of information or news:direct communication between the two countries will produce greater understanding at the moment I am in communication with London a letter or message containing information or news. the successful conveying or sharing of ideas and feelings:there was a lack of communication between Pamela and her parents social contact:she gave him some hope of her return, or at least of their future communication 2
) means of connection between people or places, in particular.
the means of sending or receiving information, such as telephone lines or computers:satellite communications [as modifier]:a communications network the means of traveling or of transporting goods, such as roads or railroads:a city providing excellent road and rail communications [treated as singular] the field of study concerned with the transmission of information by various means.