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1‘he does not pursue the connection between commerce and art’
link, relationship, relation, relatedness, interrelation, interrelatedness, interconnection, interdependence, association, attachment, bond, tie, tie-in, correspondence, parallel, analogy
2‘there's a poor connection in the plug’
attachment, joint, fastening, coupling
3‘a politician with all the right connections’
contact, friend, acquaintance, ally, colleague, associate, sponsor
relation, relative, kindred, kin, kinsman, kinswoman
‘a man is being questioned in connection with the murder’
regarding, concerning, with reference to, referring to, with regard to, with respect to, respecting, relating to, in relation to, on, touching on, dealing with, relevant to, with relevance to, in the context of, connected with, on the subject of, in the matter of, apropos, re
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