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contact

noun

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1 an acquaintance who has influence especially in the business or political world
  • an intern who got her summer job in the governor's office through contacts

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2 the state or fact of being able to exchange information regarding one's current situation
  • she had moved to the other side of the country, but continued to stay in contact with her closest friends

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contact

verb

Synonyms of contact (Entry 2 of 2)

to transmit information or requests to
  • you can contact me at this number

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The first known use of contact was in 1626

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“Contact.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/contact. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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