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COMMUNICATION, contracts. Information; consultation; conference.
     2. In order to make a contract, it is essential there should be an agreement; a bare communication or conference will not, therefore, amount to a contract; nor can evidence of such communication be received in order to take from, contradict, or alter a written agreement. 1 Dall. 426; 4 Dall. 340; 3 Serg. & Rawle, 609. Vide Pour-parler; Wharton's Dig. Evid. R.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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As she attempts to convey her perceptions to the listeners, the orator invokes Black Speak in order to communicate and illuminate a "truth." The invocation of Black Speak acts to link the orator to the shared cultural experiences and consciousness of the listener and connect the listener to the purposeful subversion and aversion of standardized language and culture.
Auditors must communicate certain information related to the conduct and reporting of the audit to the audit committee or to the individuals with whom they have contracted for the audit.
Because people communicate differently, controversial topics result; some are addressed in this issue.
The committee communicates its positions to both the executive and legislative branches of the federal government.
Before getting the improved tactical headset, the driver or vehicle commander wouldn't have been able to communicate with the gunner in a safe manner because of the tank turbine engine noise levels."
As a result, insurers need to provide unique customer-oriented value if they wish to outdo their rivals, and they must be sure to communicate that value to the customers.
A family friend, who worked with handicapped people, came across the Facilitated Communication (FC) technique, whereby a person who cannot speak can communicate by typing with the help of somebody who supports his or her arm.
Strangely enough, another way to communicate is to be very quiet.
A supplement to USB 2.0, OTG supports device-to-device connectivity (known as "peering" or "ad hoc networking") and adds the following enhancements to a typical USB device: limited host capability to communicate with other USB devices without the need for PC intervention; a small USB form factor for highly mobile devices; and low power operation to preserve battery life.
People continually communicate their conscious and subconscious thoughts physiologically, nonverbally, and verbally.
I encourage those of you who fit this category to take full advantage of a "high score" from CMS and make the extra effort to communicate your good news to staff, residents and consumers.
Students also must communicate their work, ideas and findings on-line to their peers and work as part of a team to provide feedback and information.