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communication

(Discourse), noun collocution, colloquy, communicatio, communiqué, conference, correspondence, dialogue, dissertation, exchange, intercommunication, intercourse, interlocution
Associated concepts: attorney and client communication, conditionally privileged communication, confidential communication, husband and wife communication, physician and patient communication, privileged communication, telegraph communication, telephonic communication, verral communication, written communication

communication

(Statement), noun announcement, annunciation, declaration, disclosure, dissemination, information, message, news, notification, report, revelation, utterance, writing
See also: admission, association, caveat, clue, comment, contact, conversation, correspondence, disclosure, dispatch, expression, information, intelligence, issuance, knowledge, language, mention, message, news, note, notice, notification, parley, publication, reference, report, tip, transmittal, warning

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.

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In any case, he will have the benevolence to consider this communication strictly private, and on no account whatever to be alluded to, however distantly, in the presence of Mr.
It had no more than $100,000 of capital stock, in 1885; but its declared object was nothing less than to establish a system of wire communication for the human race.
The difference between a direct importation from abroad, and an indirect importation through the channel of a neighboring State, in small parcels, according to time and opportunity, with the additional facilities of inland communication, must be palpable to every man of discernment.
The reports published by them of their expedition demonstrated the practicability of establishing a line of communication across the continent, from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean.
In this manner the archdeacon was the sole human being with whom Quasimodo had preserved communication.
The plan was based on the fact that the French line of operation was to extended, and it proposed that instead of, or concurrently with, action on the front to bar the advance of the French, we should attack their line of communication.
But after making six books about the adventures of those interesting but queer people who live in the Land of Oz, the Historian learned with sorrow that by an edict of the Supreme Ruler, Ozma of Oz, her country would thereafter be rendered invisible to all who lived outside its borders and that all communication with Oz would, in the future, be cut off.
Coulson," he said, "is not an official communication.
But how can we do all this, my friend, without letting my father know we were in communication with each other?
She would once more have treated the baronet's communication with contempt--but for the discovery that it contained an offer of employment in London, addressed to herself.
The other side discloses a broad doorway (closed by a canvas screen), which serves as a means of communication with an inner apartment, devoted to the superior officers.
On the twenty-sixth of October I received a communication from Doctor Jerome, of Edinburgh, and from Mr.

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