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 Dictionary entry overview: What does liaison mean? 

LIAISON (noun)
  The noun LIAISON has 2 senses:

1. a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
2. a channel for communication between groups

  Familiarity information: LIAISON used as a noun is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

LIAISON (noun)

Sense 1liaison [BACK TO TOP]


A usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs


amour; affaire; liaison; affair; intimacy; involvement

Hypernyms ("liaison" is a kind of...):

sexual relationship (a relationship involving sexual intimacy)

Sense 2liaison [BACK TO TOP]


A channel for communication between groups

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents


inter-group communication; liaison; contact; link

Context example:

he provided a liaison with the guerrillas

Hypernyms ("liaison" is a kind of...):

channel; communication channel; line ((often plural) a means of communication or access)

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