AskDefine | Define communications

Dictionary Definition

communications n : the discipline that studies the principles of transmiting information and the methods by which it is delivered (as print or radio or television etc.); "communications is his major field of study" [syn: communication theory]

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  1. Plural of communication
  2. telecommunications, the science and technology of communicating, especially by electronic means

Extensive Definition

Communication may refer to:
communications in Aragonese: Comunicazions
communications in Bulgarian: Комуникации
communications in Spanish: Comunicaciones
communications in Galician: Comunicación
communications in Italian: Comunicazioni
communications in Latvian: Sakari
communications in Polish: Komunikacja
communications in Romanian: Comunicaţii
communications in Slovak: Komunikácia

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

AP, Associated Press, Fleet Street, Reuters, UPI, United Press International, book publishing, communication theory, communications industry, communications medium, communications network, electronic communications, fourth estate, information theory, journalism, magazine publishing, media, print medium, public press, public print, publishing, publishing industry, radio, radiocommunication, radiotelegraphy, radiotelephony, telecommunication, the press, wire communication, wireless
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