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connection*/*/*/
[kəˈnekʃ(ə)n]
noun
1) [C] a relationship between things or people
I don't see a connection between the two cases.[/ex]
She was alleged to have connections with the secret police.[/ex]
2) [C] a train, bus, or plane that allows you to continue a journey
My train was late and I missed my connection.[/ex]
3) [C] a means of communicating using a telephone or computer system
high-speed Internet connections[/ex]
4) [C] a place where two things join
The light keeps flickering – there must be a loose connection.[/ex]
5) [U] the process of joining something to a supply of electricity, water, or gas
a connection charge[/ex]
6) connections
[plural] people you know who are able to use their influence to help you
He used his connections to get a government job.[/ex]
in connection with sthformal relating to something[/ex]
Police want to talk to him in connection with the murder.[/ex]

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