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Communique vs. Communication

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Communiquenoun

an official report (usually sent in haste)

Communicationnoun

The act or fact of communicating anything; transmission.

‘communication of smallpox’; ‘communication of a secret’;

Communicationnoun

(uncountable) The concept or state of exchanging data or information between entities.

‘Some say that communication is a necessary prerequisite for sentience; others say that it is a result thereof.’; ‘The node had established communication with the network, but had as yet sent no data.’;

Communicationnoun

A message; the essential data transferred in an act of communication.

‘Surveillance was accomplished by means of intercepting the spies' communications.’;

Communicationnoun

The body of all data transferred to one or both parties during an act of communication.

‘The subpoena required that the company document their communication with the plaintiff.’;

Communicationnoun

An instance of information transfer; a conversation or discourse.

‘The professors' communications consisted of lively discussions via email.’;

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Communicationnoun

A passageway or opening between two locations; connection.

‘A round archway at the far end of the hallway provided communication to the main chamber.’;

Communicationnoun

(anatomy) A connection between two tissues, organs, or cavities.

Communicationnoun

(obsolete) Association; company.

Communicationnoun

Participation in Holy Communion.

Communicationnoun

(rhetoric) A trope by which a speaker assumes that his hearer is a partner in his sentiments, and says "we" instead of "I" or "you".

Communicationnoun

The act or fact of communicating; as, communication of smallpox; communication of a secret.

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Communicationnoun

Intercourse by words, letters, or messages; interchange of thoughts or opinions, by conference or other means; conference; correspondence.

‘Argument . . . and friendly communication.’;

Communicationnoun

Association; company.

‘Evil communications corrupt good manners.’;

Communicationnoun

Means of communicating; means of passing from place to place; a connecting passage; connection.

‘The Euxine Sea is conveniently situated for trade, by the communication it has both with Asia and Europe.’;

Communicationnoun

That which is communicated or imparted; intelligence; news; a verbal or written message.

Communicationnoun

Participation in the Lord's supper.

Communicationnoun

A trope, by which a speaker assumes that his hearer is a partner in his sentiments, and says we, instead of I or you.

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Communicationnoun

the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information;

‘they could not act without official communication from Moscow’;

Communicationnoun

something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups

Communicationnoun

a connection allowing access between persons or places;

‘how many lines of communication can there be among four people?’; ‘a secret passageway provided communication between the two rooms’;

Communication

Communication (from Latin communicare, meaning or ) is As this definition indicates, communication is difficult to define in a consistent manner, because it is commonly used to refer to a wide range of different behaviors (broadly: ), or to limit what can be included in the category of communication (for example, requiring a to persuade). John Peters argues the difficulty of defining communication emerges from the fact that communication is both a universal phenomena (because everyone communicates), and a specific discipline of institutional academic study.One possible definition of communication is the act of developing meaning among entities or groups through the use of sufficiently mutually understood signs, symbols, and semiotic conventions.

‘to share’; ‘to be in relation with’; ‘an apparent answer to the painful divisions between self and other, private and public, and inner thought and outer word.’; ‘the transfer of information’; ‘conscious intent’;

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