Meaning of COMMUNICATION in English

COMMUNICATION

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a means of communication (= a way of talking to someone, for example by phone, writing etc )

Newspapers are still an important means of communication.

communication breakdown (= when people do not talk or are unable to talk )

The misunderstanding was the result of a communication breakdown.

communication cord

communication skills (= the ability to communicate well with people )

The nurse must use her communication skills to help the patient feel at ease.

communications satellite

wireless communications

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

direct

It was surmounted by a small clock and like the shelter at the Crystal Palace, was in direct telephone communication .

Employers have the clearest and most direct channels of communication to enormous numbers of people.

Because everyone knows they have a direct channel of communication to the Palace, their ear is sought.

No grave sites to sweep, no azaleas and oranges to decorate a shrine, no direct communication with the dead.

Since Sussex offered the most direct line of communication with Normandy, it received special attention.

Examples include direct forms of communication , appraisal, and individualised performance related pay.

There was virtually no direct communication between employers and examination boards.

Sight is also used in a more direct form of communication .

effective

The importance of effective nurse-patient communications can not be overemphasised.

He also placed great emphasis on effective and unfettered communication .

The conference on Using effective communications to build environmental credibility will take place in London on 24-25 March 1992.

Or you might benefit from courses or seminars in topics such as strategic planning, writing, or effective communication .

Of course communication is two-way, and the mood of the recipients is also important for effective communication.

Promote effective two-way communication between employees at all levels to understand better the problems and concerns that affect productivity; 7.

It had become evident that a simple and effective means of communication was required, and the radio was the next step.

Even courses in effective communication rarely include instruction on media use.

electronic

The third security concept is the electronic two-way communication system.

Memory has gone virtual, scattered throughout the global fishnet of electronic and human communication .

After all, electronic communications has many similarities to the oral technologies which pre-dated the written word.

The result was an electronic communications run on the Capitol.

None of these nations attempts major efforts across all of the electronic and communications fields.

What averted catastrophe was the introduction of widespread electronic communications , especially for education and entertainment.

Indeed, we have, in the past, returned comments to students on paper rather than via electronic communication .

The electronic communication has forged bonds among staff and third-grade families that are the strongest at Logan, said Principal Francine Schaffer.

good

Its size allows for good communication and good relationships.

The other one thought the most important thing was good communications and rapport.

Mr Spicer also plans to look into ways of encouraging better communication between police forces and local authorities.

We always attempt to maintain good communications .

It will be even more important for a school to have good communications with parents and the local community.

You just have to have good communication between the team.

Better techniques, better documentation systems, better communication between all members, better customer liaison and contracts.

When you have good avenues of communication there is less chance of being surprised or ambushed by events.

internal

We are also working hard to develop internal communication with staff.

In the former, internal communications are often sluggish; a change mandated in March may not be implemented until November.

Cruickshank countered that getting out an developing stronger internal communication has been one of his priorities.

The development of internal communication systems will increase efficiency by sharing information, thus reducing waste and duplication of effort. 4.

The Company recognises the importance of internal communication and consultation.

There is a need for good internal communications , and an accepted policy on enquiry handling.

Not only was Buckinghamshire small, its inadequate internal communications served to check the evolution of a true county town.

The network functions more smoothly with better internal communication .

mass

Thirdly, there are certain aspects of mass communication which are sometimes overlooked in media education.

Almost every photographic aberration is now legible because of its constant recurrence in all the vehicles of visual mass communication .

The mass media of communication are also important.

Those who say conventions have lost their meaning in this era of presidential primaries and mass media communications miss one thing.

That sort of mistake was almost inconceivable, in an age of mass communications .

The second great new agent of mass communication was the radio.

It is the most powerful medium for mass communication so far devised.

The seminar is open to people involved in mass communication and theological training from around the world.

modern

Banks, through modern communications and worldwide correspondents, provide assistance to customers engaged in international trade.

Meanwhile, modern media of communication make citizens more aware than before of alternatives to their own beliefs and customs.

With modern methods of communication throughout the world, our perceptions are constantly being enlarged and our attitudes and values are shifting.

Globalization does bring the death of distance, through the consolidation of markets and the use of modern communications and transportation.

Fortunately, in the eighties we have begun to recognise that modern communication skills go far beyond the concept of advertising.

A modern ship with the most modern communications .

Detail some of the features of modern hotel communication systems. 15.

At the heart of any work in modern communications must be the use of the best and quickest communication systems.

open

There are signs that these damaging limitations to free and open communication can be overcome.

They are an asset we can safeguard through open , honest communications .

It encourages open communication , and learning about processes of living in mutually beneficial ways.

That structure stresses open communications and collaboration, and it humanizes the organization by eliminating the number and pictorial importance of levels.

It is the antithesis of open , honest communication .

Although unusual for an executive and a union official, that was essential to their desire for open communications .

An open communication style, it seems, can help in the early identification and swift solution of problems.

And they continued to use open communications , information sharing, and improvisation as the primary fuel for change.

personal

Indeed, as chief executive Corrado Passera pointed out, Olivetti has a history of investment in the personal communications sector.

Meanwhile, new technologies such as personal communications services -- a new generation of cellular phone -- also will spur demand.

Television is the most personal and intimate communication medium there is.

political

The only positive line of local-central political communication was the Bolshevik Party network.

Regardless of how fantastic our political visions are, it is important to understand the processes of political communication that support them.

With television cameras in the Chamber, new forms of political communication can take place.

Our questions seek to get at communications behavior as well as feelings about political communication.

The administration became the channel of political communication and interest aggregation in the absence of parties and politicians.

And a fourth explanation is that voting is primarily an expression of citizenship, social solidarity, and political communication .

Our model of political communication does not presuppose a view that the mass media are omnipotent.

We have already examined exposure to political communication in the press, radio, and television.

poor

And there was poor communication between civilian and military air controllers and the aircraft.

Doble pointed to one prime example of poor communication between elected officials and constituents: the health care reform debate.

Very inconsistent, much having to do with poor communication between coach and players.

Part of this was certainly just poor communication .

verbal

Without labels, verbal communication is impossible.

Communication is the life-blood of all relationships Verbal communication between two people is the way an important relationship usually starts.

Self motivation, initiative, excellent written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail will, however, be vital.

The physical part made up for the shallowness of verbal communication .

Those who find verbal communication difficult will have to rely on what we call corporal communication.

Written and verbal communication between the plant management and Hanes management about the results of the implementation increases.

It can be very time consuming and it often depends on unstructured verbal communication because of this.

The context in the eye movement study was unusual in that only verbal communication was possible.

wireless

The other partners include Qualcomm, a digital wireless communication developer, and Cartell, a Michigan-based wireless equipment manufacturer.

Soon after Guglielmo Marconi discovered wireless communication , dabblers throughout the world began puttering with transmitters.

By managing the directory, VeriSign has data it can use to market wireless communications and other services.

One possibility for overcoming shortcomings in local distribution is wireless communication technology, including microwave cellular telephony.

■ NOUN

channel

Formal organisations have an explicit hierarchy in a well- defined structure; job specifications and communication channels are also well-defined.

This included new forms of magnetic tapes, each of which could hold hundreds of intercepted microwave communications channels .

Official communication channels may be side-stepped.

A sender transmits information through a communication channel to a receiver.

The purpose of the magazine is to provide a communication channel for staff throughout the company.

The communication channels to senior management are more direct.

All available communication channels should be used to promote these techniques.

Authority is top down, and utilizes formal communication channels , usually vertical, and well-defined policies and procedures.

director

They are particularly angry at the extensive use made of Brendan Bruce, the communications director sacked by Mr Patten.

He returned to the White House to serve Reagan, one of his heroes, as communications director in 1985.

He consulted with communications director Donald A.. Baer about inaugural themes.

Buchanan was a speech writer for Nixon and communications director for Reagan.

Karin Johanson, communications director for the group, said Clinton leads Dole overall by 53 percent to 42 percent.

equipment

A piece of communication equipment used to enable computers to send data to and from each other.

Artillery, trucks and communications equipment are still needed, the State Department official said.

Mr Michael had been asked to arrange electronic sweeps of all office communication equipment in the interests of personal security.

The Ottawa-based maker of computerized communications equipment cashed in on optimistic prospects for the Internet, the global computer network.

The deal is part of Intel's expansion into communications equipment and reduces its reliance on its core microprocessor business.

Money center banks, telephone and drug issues gained, while communications equipment , beverage and electrical equipment shares sank.

The programme will oblige us to invest in higher bandwidth communication equipment for data exchange between institutions.

In 1968, Jacobs and Viterbi founded Linkabit, a small company that developed communications equipment for the military.

network

The four-port Multiprotocol Communications Controller attaches the 220 to synchronous communications networks and up to two adaptors can be used on each system.

The logjam is occurring because of increased demand on the global communications network .

Different sensory modalities, then, are used to convey different types of message, forming an enormously rich communication network .

The Celestri global broadband communications network is expected to be operational by the year 2003.

This is done through exercises such as the study of a communications network , and case studies.

What has arisen from this activity is a clear market for data communications networks .

Forces currently use different equipment with separate computer systems and communications networks .

policy

But it also poses problems and dilemmas which occur in communications policy more widely.

Newly formed governments seek deliberately to reverse their predecessors' communications policies .

Some of them are involved in drawing up legislation which is based on the new communication policy .

Inevitably the question arises: is a communication policy worth it?

Various rhetorics, therefore, colour the discussion of communications policy .

Under each President the relationship between the executive and the broadcasting media remained the central issue of communications policy .

A national communication policy will be a key element in future planning.

problem

Attention will be paid to studying communication problems in situations which are as natural as possible.

The reasons for his success include his ability to determine the best strategies for winning customers and to Correct communications problems .

The communication problem can be overcome in part through the use of interpreters.

Other research illustrates the kinds of cross-cultural communication problem which can arise in interviews and other institutional settings.

We were supposed to have a couple of sororities too, but there was a communication problem .

Then there's the murderous Miyazaki, but he had communication problems of a different sort.

The first major communication problem occurred on the morning of departure.

process

First, a general model of the communication process is sketched.

It all hangs on how we manage the communication process .

He is particularly good on the communication processes of science.

At every stage in the communication process we can detect the powerful influence of culture.

Up to this point in our discussion we have been preoccupied with the mechanics of the communication process .

A model of the exhibition communication process .

Such a method introduces two serious inhibitions to the communication process .

radio

Hearing no other radio communication and seeing no other aircraft to his left or right, he turned finals.

Secondly, they feared that radio communication between the two forces would reveal their positions to the enemy.

His work is in the field of popular education and radio communications .

Ramsey said coordination, which includes radio communication among different disaster-relief groups, had improved greatly since the 1989 quake.

The whole point of radio communications is the very versatility and freedom associated with its use.

While on the road, the convoy remains in radio communication with its headquarters.

A worldwide network of short-wave stations with directional aerials was established, fulfilling Marconi's dream of global radio communication .

When Menzies opened the door to radio communication , he could have had little appreciation of one aspect of its future impact.

satellite

The links may involve microwave or satellite communication in the medium to long term.

They should start regional cooperative programmes to share the costs of, for instance, satellite communications .

They also arrange satellite communications and provide other services for their vessels worldwide.

For 1993, however, Marconi Marine, of Chelmsford, provided the first satellite communications terminal ever used on Everest.

For satellite communications , geographical boundary lines are irrelevant.

Added to satellite communications , this could drastically reduce the need, among other things, for commuting in cities.

Like most other parks growing up around Bangalore, it will have its own power, sewage, and satellite communications systems.

service

The standards will eventually form the basis of all multimedia video communications services and publishing.

ISPs sell little general-interest information, but the communications services they sell are more comprehensive than those of online service providers.

Computer Services Computer Services provide a comprehensive computing and data communications service to all sections of the University community.

Forum participants agreed that organizational and funding issues must be resolved so that new high-speed communications services can be developed.

In addition, the conference plans to assign supplementary frequencies for the steadily rising demands of mobile satellite and other mobile communication services .

It has come to symbolize the difficulties in launching advanced communications services .

First, alternative technological solutions and the types of communication service they may carry are being identified.

The phone box itself may be simply the centre of a wider zone in which it will offer high-speed wireless communication services .

skill

Self motivation, initiative, excellent written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail will, however, be vital.

Tact, diplomacy, flexibility, and communication skills are essential.

Fortunately, in the eighties we have begun to recognise that modern communication skills go far beyond the concept of advertising.

The Rams acted as facilitators, helping the Niners' offense work on its communication skills .

Voice over A course in communication skills at the force's training college in Berkshire.

Early on they amazed us with their valuable ideas and communication skills .

Many doctors feel that medical students still do not receive enough training in communication skills .

Adela had no communications skills when the school opened.

system

In conjunction with this they produced a communications system designed to offload the text on to a host computer with the maximum possible reliability.

Further, it has never been shown that group tasks require a communication system anywhere near as complicated as human language.

According to Computerwoche, it will need to buy a standardised office communications system , however.

The communication system division, which makes products ranging from fax machines to cordless telephones, employs 8, 500.

The unit includes the proposed Iridium global communications system that will use 66 low earth orbit satellites.

Like most other parks growing up around Bangalore, it will have its own power, sewage, and satellite communications systems .

The success of the organisation will depend, inpart, on the effectiveness of the communications systems in the organisation.

All of the exchanges have upgraded their technology and communications systems to safely handle more trading volume.

technology

It needed nerds tinkering brilliantly in California to create new communication technologies .

One possibility for overcoming shortcomings in local distribution is wireless communication technology , including microwave cellular telephony.

They required the most sophisticated communications technology so that they could transmit their stories and pictures back to their own countries.

Although the industry is rapidly introducing advanced digital communication technologies , the telephone network continues to be dependent on analog transmission.

Languages should be considered a key skill alongside literacy, numeracy, and information and communications technology , the report says.

As communications technology evolves, so will the technology that would allow parents to block obscene or offensive information.

A fourth centre on the use of information and communication technology in education is being planned.

Finally, there is an assessment of potential impacts, on the political world, of the revolution in communication technologies .

■ VERB

develop

We are also working hard to develop internal communication with staff.

In 1968, Jacobs and Viterbi founded Linkabit, a small company that developed communications equipment for the military.

Finally she decided to develop her interest in communications through a master's degree.

The department also runs seminars on developing clinical and communication skills to reinforce the students' experience in the practices.

There is a need for us to develop the communication skills of our horticultural staff to a broader degree than at present.

At first we concentrated on craft and design, then we developed the graphical communications , and then we introduced technological studies.

Team briefing sessions are effective in developing the art of communication .

The purpose of the Classbook is to achieve maximum results in the classroom, in particular by developing the communication skills.

establish

They also establish a framework for communications between the two.

By a government licence under the Act, Mercury Communications, a private company, was authorized to establish a communications system.

They had helped Kyle share the center of attention, engage warmly with the world, and establish two-way communication .

AR-WACC has decided to establish a computerised communication data bank for the Region.

She was just saying something, anything, my name, to establish communication .

The sixth bowl - I establish communication with the immortal spirit.

improve

Wordpower and Numberpower are certificates that have been introduced to help candidates improve their communication and numeracy skills.

Talking it over will help improve communication .

If we can take positive action to improve communication , then the whole community will benefit.

It provided for improved communications between sectors of the divided city.

The therapist hoped this would further improve their ease of communication .

The goal is to improve the communication and flow of information among the sales, customer, and production functions.

Team Worker: supports and reinforces, improves communications , fosters team spirit; stable, extrovert and flexible.

Events were moving at a faster pace than ever before, thanks to improved transportation and communication .

provide

One further possibility is that the extracellular material provides a means of communication .

One part of the problem is that your company did not provide adequate two-way communication while redecorating.

It provided for improved communications between sectors of the divided city.

Windows for Workgroups supersedes Windows 3.1, and will provide information sharing, communication and workgroup application capabilities to Windows users.

For the deaf, welfare officers had to provide a communication and translation service where necessary.

All three will provide you with customized communications software to make the job of connecting easier.

use

Ninth-century users had their own criteria of utility, and they preferred to use oral alongside written communications in most contexts.

And they continued to use open communications , information sharing, and improvisation as the primary fuel for change.

It is interesting to examine the optical fibre before using it in the communications system.

Language is used primarily for communication .

For example, to use particular channels of communication such as briefing meetings, video programmes, management information notes and so on.

Objectives: A. Use diverse communication methods for wider and more effective delivery of critical public health messages.

They can also be used for communications with the external world outside organizations.

The panels can be used as a visual communication system for stricken users when computer systems fail.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a communication from the IRS

Family Services is offering a workshop called "Better Communication for Couples."

Radio was the pilot's only means of communication .

There were some communication problems during the first phase of the project.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

All Loral business lines except the space communications division will be sold to Lockheed Martin.

At the heart of any work in modern communications must be the use of the best and quickest communication systems.

I think the market will be increasingly excited about wireless communication in general, which could include direct-broadcast satellite programming.

Increased speed of communication means that people can act much more quickly and can make trends into self-fulfilling prophecies.

The company said the telephone companies have welcomed the planned upgrade as an opportunity to manage the growth in computer communications.

The importance of effective nurse-patient communications can not be overemphasised.

The second type of communications package are those which both transfer and, where appropriate, translate as they do so.

There were no communications between Sepilok and Dermakot.

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