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Definition of Communication

Communication

  1. The act or fact of communicating; as, communication of smallpox; communication of a secret.
  2. Intercourse by words, letters, or messages; interchange of thoughts or opinions, by conference or other means; conference; correspondence.
  3. Association; company.
  4. Means of communicating; means of passing from place to place; a connecting passage; connection.
  5. That which is communicated or imparted; intelligence; news; a verbal or written message.
  6. Participation in the Lord's supper.
  7. A trope, by which a speaker assumes that his hearer is a partner in his sentiments, and says we, instead of I or you.

Communication Quotations

Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble.
Yehuda Berg

Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something. - Plato
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
Plato

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. - George Bernard Shaw
The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.
George Bernard Shaw

Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.
Buddha

Brevity is the soul of wit. - William Shakespeare
Brevity is the soul of wit.
William Shakespeare
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Communication Translations

communication in Afrikaans is kennisgewing, berig
communication in Danish is beretning
communication in French is communication
communication in German is Verkehr, Meldung, Nachrichtenwesen, Kommunikation
communication in Swedish is skrivelse, meddelande, kommunikation
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