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Meaning of LIAISON

Pronunciation:  `leeey'zong

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a channel for communication between groups; "he provided a liaison with the guerrillas"
  2. [n]  a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship

LIAISON is a 7 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: affair, affaire, amour, contact, inter-group communication, intimacy, involvement, link
 See Also: channel, communication channel, line, sexual relationship



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Li`ai`son"\ (l[-e]`[asl]`z[^o]N"), n. [F., fr. L.
ligatio, fr. ligare to bind. See {Ligature}, and cf.
A union, or bond of union; an intimacy; especially, an
illicit intimacy between a man and a woman.

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