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liaisons, plural;
  1. Communication or cooperation that facilitates a close working relationship between people or organizations
    • - the head porter works in close liaison with the reception office
  2. A person who acts as a link to assist communication or cooperation between groups of people
    • - he's our liaison with a number of interested parties
  3. A sexual relationship, esp. one that is secret and involves unfaithfulness to a partner

  4. The binding or thickening agent of a sauce, often based on egg yolks

  5. (in French and other languages) The sounding of a consonant that is normally silent at the end of a word because the next word begins with a vowel

  1. affair: a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
  2. a channel for communication between groups; "he provided a liaison with the guerrillas"
  3. Liaison is the pronunciation of a latent word-final consonant immediately before a following vowel sound. In French, most written word-final consonants are no longer pronounced and are known as latent or mute. For example, the letter s in the word les, 'the', is generally silent (i.e. ...
  4. (Liaisons (Desperate Housewives)) "Liaisons" is the 65th episode of the ABC television series, Desperate Housewives. It was also the eighteenth episode of the show's third season. The episode was written by Jenna Bans and Alexandra Cunningham and directed by David Grossman. ...
  5. Communication between two parties or groups; Co-operation, working together; A relayer of information between two forces in an army or during war; A tryst, romantic meeting; An illicit sexual relationship or affair; A sandhi in which a normally silent final consonant is pronounced when the ...
  6. (Liaisons) Librarians who are responsible for the selection and development of information resources for their assigned subjects. ...
  7. (liaisons) persons who do not belong to any one group or clique but who link persons of one group with persons in another.
  8. Ingredients used for thickening sauces, soups or other liquids.
  9. a close relationship or connection; an affair. The French meaning is broader; "liaison" also means bond such as in "une liaison chimique" (a chemical bond)
  10. A binding agent made up of egg yolks and cream, used for thickening soups and sauces.
  11. this item focusses on the integration and collaboration with other communities
  12. The relationship between a set of objects which results from the performance of some establishing behaviour; the state of having a contractual context in common.
  13. As the national expert body on the IGBP, to liaise with other bodies responsible for the development and / or co-ordination of Global Change research and response activities within the UK.
  14. Adolescents who have friends in several cliques but do not themselves belong to any particular clique.
  15. The word liaison refers to an untimed section of the Paris-Dakar rally route. For safety and security reasons, it is not always possible to begin and end the SS at the bivouac sites. ...
  16. The thickening of a sauce, perhaps with cream or corn starch, at the end of cooking.
  17. The addition of one substance to another (usually heated) for the purpose of thickening and enriching the texture. ...
  18. A mixture of egg yolks and cream used to enrich and thicken cream based sauces.
  19. Thickening agent in a sauce, such as flour, egg yolk, arrowroot, cornstarch, crumbs, potato, or rice flour.
  20. Any ingredient or mixture used as a means of thickening a liquid i.e. beurre manie, flour, cornflour, blood, egg yolks etc
  21. The introduction of a sound between two other sounds, especially between words. It's a form of epenthesis. The word comes from French, where this phenomenon is frequent, and means 'binding' (pronounce 'lee-ay-ZO', with nasal O). ...
  22. (JP 1-02, NATO) - That contact or intercommunication maintained between elements of military forces to ensure mutual understanding and unity of purpose and action. See FM 101-5.
  23. An agency official sent to another agency to facilitate interagency communications and coordination.
  24. is a feature of connected speech in English. Unlike in German, English words are connected 'seemlessly', with no separate onset at the beginning. A word beginning with a vowel is attached to the preceding consonant (cf. ...
  25. Any thickener used to add consistency to a soup or stew or sauce.