Communication between children in the class was not prohibited but was afforded time slots …—Jonathan Kozol, Harper's, September 2005It's not an oral communication. It's body language, eye contact, the grinning, the little signals that go on between people.—Keith Richards, quoted in Rolling Stone, 14-28 July 1994If the book is good and even if one is reading to oneself, what is happening is a very special sort of social event, a communication between writer and reader …—Walker Percy, "Another Message In The Bottle,"in Signposts in a Strange Land, 1991This is a secret and confidential communication which I am trusting you to answer on the sly.—Alexander Woollcott, letter, 20 Oct. 1934Whom else had she to open her heart to? If she did not need counsel, she must need the comfort of communication.—Jane Austen, Mansfield Park, 1814You don't talk to him, he talks at you. You scream and shout at each other, but there's no communication.—Zadie Smith, White Teeth
He is studying insect communication.
There was a breakdown in communication between members of the group.
television and other means of mass communicationCommunications is a growing industry.
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