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communication

com·mu·ni·ca·tion

communication

 
pronunciation:
k myu nih keI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the sharing or exchange of messages, information, or ideas.
Sign language is a form of communication used by deaf people.
synonyms:
information, transmission
similar words:
announcement, conversation, expression, language, message, transfer
definition 2: a message.
Her communication said she would arrive by tonight.
similar words:
announcement, dispatch, report
definition 3: (plural) means of sending messages, such as telephone, radio, and television.
The storm shut down all communications.
similar words:
transmission
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Word Parts
The word communication contains the following part:
-ation Latin noun-forming suffix that means the act, process, or result of
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The suffix -ation is a compound of -ate1 + -ion. It turns verbs ending in -ate into nouns (decorate/ decoration ). Not all nouns with this suffix, however, have a corresponding verb ending in -ate (information , alteration ).