Definición de liaison en inglés:

liaison

Saltos de línea: li|aison
Pronunciación: /lɪˈeɪz(ə)n
 
, -zɒn/

sustantivo

[mass noun]
1Communication or cooperation which facilitates a close working relationship between people or organizations: the head porter works in close liaison with the reception office
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Management of toxicities in the community requires close liaison with the hospital team, and severe toxicity requires immediate admission.
  • He said the Institute was putting in place a framework for the resolution of the problem and towards this end, it would work in close liaison with the residents, students, community leaders and the Gardai.
  • On the contrary, ‘lobbying’ must be applied vigorously in close liaison with constituent social movements.
Sinónimos
cooperation, contact, association, connection, collaboration; communication, interchange, affiliation, alliance, partnership, link, linkage, tie-up, hook-up
1.1 [count noun] A person who acts as a link to assist communication or cooperation between people: he’s our liaison with a number of interested parties
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • If you want to interview someone in particular, see if a media liaison can arrange it for you.
  • This eight-week program trains parents to be active participants and advocates in their children's education and to share these skills as community liaisons.
  • Advisers serve advisees as advocates, guides, group leaders, community builders, liaisons with parents, and evaluation coordinators.
Sinónimos
intermediary, mediator, middleman, contact, contact man/woman/person, link, linkman, linkwoman, linkperson, go-between, representative, agent, interceder, factor
1.2 [count noun] A sexual relationship, especially one that is secret or illicit: she abandoned her loyalty to her absent husband in favour of a sexual liaison with William
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In desperation, she entered warily into a sexual liaison with an army captain, who offered some promise of economic stability.
  • In 1613, she was accused of having a sexual liaison with a neighbour and to clear her name, went to the Church Court.
  • Above and below, divisions blur and the long-established equilibrium is knocked off balance amid revelations of illicit sexual liaisons and dubious business dealings.
Sinónimos
love affair, affair, relationship, romance, attachment, fling, intrigue, amour, affair of the heart, involvement, amorous entanglement, romantic entanglement, entanglement; flirtation, dalliance
informal hanky-panky
British informal bit on the side, carry-on
2The binding or thickening agent of a sauce, often based on egg yolks.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A liaison of egg yolk and/or a little cream can be added at the end to enrich it and make it even more velvety.
3 Phonetics (In French and other languages) the sounding of a consonant that is normally silent at the end of a word, because the next word begins with a vowel.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Perhaps, in the final analysis, French liaison and linking in English may not be so different after all.
3.1Introduction of a consonant between a word that ends in a vowel and another that begins with a vowel, as in English law and order.

Origen

mid 17th century (as a cookery term): from French, from lier 'to bind'.

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