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Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

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Etymology

From Old French connexion < Latin connexio "a conclusion, binding together" < connectō, an alternative spelling of cōnectō "I bind together" < compound of co- "together" and nectō "I bind"

Noun

Singular
connection

Plural
countable and uncountable; plural connections

connection (countable and uncountable; plural connections)

  1. (uncountable) The act of connecting.
  2. The point at which two or more things are connected.
  3. A feeling of understanding and ease of communication between two or more people.
  4. An established communications or transportation link.
    I was talking to him, but there was lightning and we lost the connection.
  5. (transport) A transfer from one transportation vehicle to another in scheduled transportation service
    The bus was late so he missed his connection at Penn Station and had to wait six hours for the next train.

Translations

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  • Indonesian: hubungan, sambungan, kaitan
  • Korean: 연결

Simple English

s are used to make connections.]] A connection is when two things are put together. This can either be a 'real' connection, like a chain linking two objects, or you can use the word in a figurative way. You might talk about a train connection between two cities, and mean the trains running between them.


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