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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 com·mu·ni·ca·tion /kəˌmjunəˈkeʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 com·mu·ni·ca·tion /kəˌmjunəˈkeʃən/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 通訊; 通信 COMM

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 通信 通訊

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Com·mu·ni·ca·tion n.
 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.
    Argument . . . and friendly communication.   --Shak.
 3. Association; company.
    Evil communications corrupt good manners.   --1 Cor. xv. 33.
 4. Means of communicating; means of passing from place to place; a connecting passage; connection.
    The Euxine Sea is conveniently situated for trade, by the communication it has both with Asia and Europe.   --Arbuthnot.
 5. That which is communicated or imparted; intelligence; news; a verbal or written message.
 6. Participation in the Lord's supper.
 7. Rhet. A trope, by which a speaker assumes that his hearer is a partner in his sentiments, and says we, instead of I or you.
 Syn: -- Correspondence; conference; intercourse.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying
           information; "they could not act without official
           communication from Moscow" [syn: communicating]
      2: something that is communicated by or to or between people or
      3: a connection allowing access between persons or places; "how
         many lines of communication can there be among four
         people?"; "a secret passageway provided communication
         between the two rooms"