Definition of eye contact in English:

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eye contact

Pronunciation: /ˈī ˌkäntakt/


The act of looking directly into one another’s eyes: make eye contact with your interviewers
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  • I looked to the teacher at the back of the class for support but as soon as we'd made eye contact she turned to look out of the window.
  • Sudden realisation dawning in their eyes, they broke eye contact, looking to the ground.
  • I wanted to avoid eye contact so I looked away, but I could see his reflection in the window.
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