English - Vietnamese Dictionary
liaison /li:'eizʤ:ɳ/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- (quân sự) liên lạc
- a liaison officer: sĩ quan liên lạc
- quan hệ bất chính (nam nữ)
- (ngôn ngữ học) sự nối vần
liaisons'lɪəzɑn /lɪ'eɪznThesaurus Dictionary
+a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
+a channel for communication between groups
Advanced English Dictionary
1 connection, communication, contact, linkage, affiliation, relationship, relations:
Liaison between the ministries is improving.
2 contact, intermediary, link, tie, medium, go-between, agent:
She acts as liaison between the heads of research and manufacturing.
3 (love) affair, amour, relationship, affaire d'amour, affaire de coeur, intrigue, romance, entanglement, flirtation:
David's wife soon found out about his liaison with the girl in the typing pool.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 [U, sing.] ~ (between A and B) a relationship between two organizations or different departments in an organization, involving the exchange of information or ideas: Our role is to ensure liaison between schools and parents. + We work in close liaison with the police.
2 [C] ~ (to / with sb/sth) a person whose job is to make sure there is a good relationship between two groups or organizations: the White House liaison to organized labor
3 [C] ~ (with sb) a secret sexual relationship, especially if one or both partners are married
close, effective, good | poor | community, customer | military
VERB + LIAISON
We maintained a close liaison with the trade union.
We are hoping to establish better customer liaison.
LIAISON + NOUN
committee, group, unit | officer | work
in ~ with
It's important that we work in close liaison with other charities in this field.
| ~ between
good liaison between management and staff
| ~ with
She is responsible for liaison with researchers at other universities.
2 sexual relationship
romantic, sexual | adulterous
VERB + LIAISON
She was having a romantic liaison with her husband's best friend.
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