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Definition of "liaison" []

  • An instance or a means of communication between different groups or units of an organization, especially in the armed forces. (noun)
  • One that maintains communication: served as the President's liaison with Congress. (noun)
  • A close relationship, connection, or link. (noun)
  • An adulterous relationship; an affair. (noun)
  • Linguistics Pronunciation of the usually silent final consonant of a word when followed by a word beginning with a vowel, especially in French. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "liaison" in a sentence
  • "Now, often, CIA agents have what they call a liaison relationship with the host government."
  • "And what they call liaison officers, that is intelligence officers, and friendly intelligence services."
  • "It's good cross-talking, and we're sharing what we call liaison officers to cross-talk and make sure we're doing things correctly."