Meaning of CONNECTION in English

noun Etymology: Latin connexion-, connexio, from conectere Date: 14th century the act of connecting ; the state of being connected: as, causal or logical relation or sequence , b. contextual relation or association , relationship in fact , a relation of personal intimacy (as of family ties), coherence , continuity , 2. something that connects ; link , a means of communication or transport , a person connected with another especially by marriage, kinship, or common interest , a political, social, professional, or commercial relationship: as, position , job , an arrangement to execute orders or advance interests of another , a source of contraband (as illegal drugs), a set of persons associated together: as, denomination , clan , ~al adjective

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