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connections

noun
plural of connection

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1 a place where two or more things are united
  • there's a problem at the connection where the outside wire is hooked up to the inside wiring

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2 an acquaintance who has influence especially in the business or political world
  • I have a connection in Hollywood who might be able to get you a part in a movie

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3 the act or an instance of joining two or more things into one
  • that bridge is the only connection between the island and the mainland

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5 an assignment at which one regularly works for pay
  • enjoyed self-employment and never wanted a connection with a big company

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“Connections.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/connections. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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