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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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Public companies will increasingly recruit proven talent from within the corporation as they search for financially savvy executives capable of communicating with Wall Street.
An important part of communicating difficult news is making preparations that can pave the way to a productive conversation.
While communicating effectively can certainly be a challenge, it is a skill that can be learned and improved upon.
Teachers were found to generally have some knowledge of administering assessments, but less knowledge of communicating assessment results to others.
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One could also conclude that if e-mail and phone calls are both rated first and second as most effective methods in communicating, that both an electronic message and a personal voice are valued.
These openings feature her directly communicating with the viewers and studio audience, or with a video that introduces the topic with a pre-recorded voiceover.
Last, but certainly not least, is communicating with your "customers." This is particularly important when changes in your department affect the level or type of services they had previously been receiving.
When it comes to showcasing your personal power, whether it's in a boardroom gab-session or a PTA meeting, you want to be sure you are communicating your confidence and strength clearly.
She wrote this book to cut to the heart of "the practice of communicating and how we make sense of it," as well as exploring "the quality of our communicating practices and how we make judgments about them--also while communicating" (p.
These devices can also be fully integrated into a translative environment communicating with private and public loops.
Email has become a ubiquitous tool for communicating with business associates, friends, and family.

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