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1‘meetings are used for the communication of research results’
transmission, imparting, conveying, reporting, presenting, passing on, handing on, relay, conveyance, divulgence, divulgation, disclosure
spreading, dissemination, promulgation, broadcasting, circulation, circulating
2‘there had been no communication between them for years’
contact, dealings, relations, connection, association, communion, socializing, intercourse, social intercourse, social relations, interface, interchange, correspondence, dialogue, talk, conversation, discussion, speaking, talking, chatting, meeting, getting in touch
3‘there has been no official communication regarding an appeal’
message, statement, announcement, report, dispatch, communiqué, letter, bulletin, correspondence, news, word, information, intelligence, instruction
informal info, gen, low-down, dirt
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