in this connection

in this connection

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  • In this connection — Connection Con*nec tion, n. [Cf. {Connexion}.] 1. The act of connecting, or the state of being connected; the act or process of bringing two things into contact; junction; union; as, the connection between church and state is inescapable; the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in this connection — With reference to this • • • Main Entry: ↑connect * * * in this (or that) connection with reference to this (or that) of value in this connection was the work done by the state police * * * in this/that connection idiom ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • in connection with, in this connection — The first of these phrases is a wordy, wasteful way of saying about or concerning. Substitute either of these shorter words for in connection with in a sentence such as The insurance adjuster and the driver had an argument in connection with the… …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • in this connection — ► in this (or that) connection with reference to this (or that). Main Entry: ↑connection …   English terms dictionary

  • Connection — Con*nec tion, n. [Cf. {Connexion}.] 1. The act of connecting, or the state of being connected; the act or process of bringing two things into contact; junction; union; as, the connection between church and state is inescapable; the connection of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • connection — (Brit. also connexion) ► NOUN 1) a link or relationship. 2) the action of connecting. 3) (connections) influential people with whom one has contact or to whom one is related. 4) an opportunity for catching a connecting train, bus, etc. ● …   English terms dictionary

  • Connection-oriented protocol — A connection oriented networking protocol is one that establishes a communication session, then delivers a stream of data in the same order as it was sent. It may be a circuit switched connection, or a virtual circuit connection in a packet… …   Wikipedia

  • connection — noun 1 relationship between two things ADJECTIVE ▪ clear, close, direct, intimate, strong ▪ There is a close connection between family background and academic achievement. ▪ tenuous …   Collocations dictionary

  • connection — n. (also Brit. connexion) 1 a the act of connecting; the state of being connected. b an instance of this. 2 the point at which two things are connected (broke at the connection). 3 a a thing or person that connects; a link (a radio formed the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • connection — [[t]kəne̱kʃ(ə)n[/t]] ♦♦♦ connections (in BRIT, also use connexion) 1) N VAR: usu N prep A connection is a relationship between two things, people, or groups. There was no evidence of a connection between BSE and the brain diseases recently… …   English dictionary

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