liaise

verb
li·​aise | \ lē-ˈāz How to pronounce liaise (audio) \
liaised; liaising

Definition of liaise

intransitive verb

1 chiefly British : to establish liaison was sent to Rome to liaise with the new government
2 chiefly British : to act as a liaison officer

Examples of liaise in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Khaled Tawfik, who steps into the role on April 18, said one of the main reasons he was attracted to San Jose was its location in the nation’s largest tech hub and the possibilities to liaise with tech companies on government projects. Isabelle Bousquette, WSJ, 1 Apr. 2022 Again, Ngonmo is tackling representation and helping to liaise between people of color who are studied and experts in their field with the top businesses. Valentina Di Donato, Forbes, 19 Mar. 2022 The company used their contacts on the ground to liaise with the hotels and guides their clients were using. Julia Buckley, CNN, 5 Mar. 2022 Companies in some sectors are now required to report cyberattacks, appoint dedicated staff to liaise with officials, and must design their networks to conform with zero-trust principles. James Rundle, WSJ, 3 Jan. 2022 Congress is considering the Reconciliation in Place Names Act, which would create an advisory board to liaise with tribal and cultural groups in a national renaming effort. Gregory Thomas, San Francisco Chronicle, 22 Nov. 2021 Congress is considering the Reconciliation in Place Names Act, which would create an advisory board to liaise with tribal and cultural groups in a national renaming effort. Gregory Thomas, San Francisco Chronicle, 22 Nov. 2021 Congress is considering the Reconciliation in Place Names Act, which would create an advisory board to liaise with tribal and cultural groups in a national renaming effort. Gregory Thomas, San Francisco Chronicle, 22 Nov. 2021 Evaluate any skills gaps in your team, choose certifications for continued education, train them to think like hackers, provide them with tools to understand their attack surface and help liaise between DevOps and security. John Grange, Forbes, 9 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of liaise

1928, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for liaise

back-formation from liaison

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Last Updated

8 Apr 2022

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“Liaise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/liaise. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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