Definition of communication theory in English:

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communication theory

(also communications theory)


The branch of knowledge dealing with the principles and methods by which information is conveyed.
Example sentences
  • He responded, ‘Yes, that's right, it's got a lot to do with social science, behavioural science, communication theory and market research.’
  • Summarizing his findings, he stresses that mathematical and cognitive models from communication theory have neglected the more affective aspects of narrative.
  • He then went on to teach communication theory at Macquarie University and the London College of Printing.

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Syllabification: com·mu·ni·ca·tion the·o·ry

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