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Definition of "linkage" []

  • The act or process of linking. (noun)
  • The condition of being linked. (noun)
  • A connection or relation; an association. (noun)
  • A negotiating policy of making agreement on one issue dependent on progress toward another objective. (noun)
  • A system of interconnected machine elements, such as rods, springs, and pivots, used to transmit power or motion. (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 "linkage" in a sentence
  • "Now, the exact nature of this linkage is an interesting question ... but there it is."
  • "No. One can conclude that the linkage is a rational interpretation, not contradicted by empirical evidence."
  • "One can conclude that the linkage is a rational interpretation, not contradicted by empirical evidence."