communications UK US /kəˌmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃənz/ noun [plural]
COMMUNICATIONS methods, or the activity, of communicating and sending messages: »

wireless communications


We need to encourage municipalities to develop communications networks of their own.


radio/satellite communications


She works in the marketing communications department of the company.

TRANSPORT the systems for moving people and goods between one place and another, such as roads, trains, planes, and ships: »

Its commercial success as a city is partly due to its excellent communications with the major cities of Europe.

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