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liaison

Pronunciation: /liˈeɪzɑːn; liˈeɪzn; -zɒn/

Translation of liaison in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (coordination) enlace (masculine), contacto (masculine), coordinación (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 countable/numerable (person, official) enlace (masculine), contacto (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2 countable/numerable (affair) [literary/literario] affaire (masculine), relación (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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