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communications meaning

EN[kʌˌmjunɪˈkeɪʃəns]
WCommunications
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    Definition of communications in English Dictionary

  • NounBFcommunicationPREcom-
    1. plural of communication.
      1. (plural only) Telecommunications, the science and technology of communicating, especially by electronic means.
        1. David Cameron insists that his latest communications data bill is “vital to counter terrorism”. Yet terror is mayhem. It is no threat to freedom. That threat is from counter-terror, from ministers capitulating to securocrats.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The structure will house the United States Army signal corps office which maintains radio and cable communication between Alaska and the States
        • 2006 Paul A. LaViolette - Decoding the Message of the Pulsars: Intelligent Communication from the Galaxy - Page 98
        • Furthermore, intercanal communications were recorded at the middle 1/3 of the root in 80.6% and 58.3% of mesial and distal roots, respectively.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Deaf people may be able to read people's lips, but it's not a foolproof means of communication.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Noun forms
          • Noun plural forms
          • Pluralia tantum
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        Meaning of communications for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "communications" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form and a pluralia tantum.
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