Definition of liaise in English:

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Pronunciation: /lēˈāz/


[no object]
Establish a working relationship, typically in order to cooperate on a matter of mutual concern: she will liaise with teachers across the country
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  • Police are also keeping an open mind as to a possible racial motive and are liaising with community leaders in the area.
  • We have liaised with the community to open up sections of bridleways.
  • Matt visited other cities to investigate how they dealt with kerb crawlers and liaised with their community action teams on the best approach to deal with the problem.
cooperate, work together, collaborate;
communicate, network, interface, interact, link up


1920s (originally British military slang): back-formation from liaison.

Words that rhyme with liaise

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Syllabification: li·aise

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