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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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Before counseling, majority of patients believed that these diseases spread through casual contacts and sharing of food items.
SNA highlights the importance of common locations and casual contact in sustaining transmission in outbreaks.
Although HIV/AIDS is not spread by casual contact, the Reagan Era ban has been in effect for 22 years.
population through casual contact," CDC officials wrote in the Federal Register in November.
GS: Generating new business or growing your network by attending wine and cheese type functions where you make casual contact with people for the first time has always been hard work.
Fear of transmission through casual contact was hard to allay.
The disease does not spread by casual contact or by simply breathing near an infected person," Mirghalani said.
I became aware of her situation and had casual contact with her in church and by phone.
Typically spread by casual contact, MRSA can rapidly transform relatively minor skin infections into painful abscesses.
Some forms are contagious, and may be spread through coughing or kissing, but not through casual contact such as shaking hands.
Among the remaining three contact variables, casual contact with PWDD was positively related to attitudes toward PWDD.
Normal casual contact, such as passing someone in a corridor or sharing a lift, does not put someone at risk of developing TB.