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contact

(Association), noun accord, acquaintanceship, affiliation, alliance, bond, camaraderie, close union, coalition, combination, commerce, communication, community, companionship, conjunction, connection, consociation, consortium, cooperation, dealings, exchange, federation, fellowship, interchange, intercommunion, intercourse, interrelation, intimacy, kinship, liaison, link, linkage, mutual intercourse, participation, rapport, relation, relationship, tie, transmission, union
Associated concepts: contacts theory in conflicts of law, grouping of contacts

contact

(Touching), noun abutment, abuttal, adjacency, coherence, contactus, connection, contiguity, contiguousness, contingence, convergence, impact, joining, junction, junction of bodies, juncture, meeting, nexus, taction, tangency, union

contact

(Communicate), verb call, consociate, correspond, establish connection, get through to, get to, have an exchange, have dealings with, inform, intercommunicate, make connection, meet with, notify, reach, relate, serve notice, signal

contact

(Touch), verb abut, adjoin, annex, attach, be contiguous, border, border on, bridge, butt against, cohere, collide with, come together, conjoin, connect, converge, embrace, encounter, establish connection, graze, hit, inosculate, interconnect, join, lie adjacent to, link, meet, osculate, overlap, reach, rub, strike, unite, verge upon
See also: abutment, accident, coalescence, collision, communicate, connection, convey, correspond, impinge, liaison, meeting, notify, reach
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Pictures were also repeated, altering profiles to investigate changes in initial contact based on various profile characteristics.
2] stimulation: a first step represented by the initial contact and binding to GpIb-V-IX complex, associated with cytoskeletal reorganization and translocation of PIK, and a second leading to the conversion of GpIIb-IIIa to an activated state necessary to support platelet aggregation.
Consider this: They are your front line--the initial contact for many of your customers, suppliers and clients.
Our initial contact with extra-terrestrial life will be our TV shows.
We can be grateful for an attractive souvenir at a reasonable price, allowing the pleasurable frisson of the initial contact with the fascinating images and attractive page-layouts of the original.
Should the initial contact come from a third party?
Discuss with these staff members whether or not your initial contact was friendly, professional and informative.
The initial contact with your camp can make all the difference.
Principal functions of most agents should be searching out prospects, making the initial contact, qualifying prospects in some cases, creating a favorable impression of your company and obtaining an opportunity to quote.
The Menninger Return to Work (RTW) model identifies seven distinct functions within return to work programs: initial contact (IC), tracking progress during recovery (TP), identification of need (IN), plan development (PD), plan approval (PA), service provision (SP), and monitoring progress (MP).
He also stressed that, when networking online, it is important to remember that getting to know and maintaining a relationship with the people in one's private network is just as important as making the initial contact.
Detective Vincent Bancroft outlined his initial contact with Pulido, saying the defendant had kept his hands hidden during most of their initial conversation.

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