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connexion

[kuh-nek-shuh n] /kəˈnɛk ʃən/
noun, British
Related forms
connexional, adjective
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Examples from the web for connexion
  • The connexion between the form of the financial system and how it functions is complex.
  • There is no natural connexion between strong impulses and a weak conscience.
  • For all air that is cut off from connexion with the outer air seems to have some warmth.
British Dictionary definitions for connexion

connection

/kəˈnɛkʃən/
noun
1.
the act or state of connecting; union
2.
something that connects, joins, or relates; link or bond
3.
a relationship or association
4.
logical sequence in thought or expression; coherence
5.
the relation of a word or phrase to its context: in this connection the word has no political significance
6.
(often pl) an acquaintance, esp one who is influential or has prestige
7.
a relative, esp if distant and related by marriage
8.
  1. an opportunity to transfer from one train, bus, aircraft, ship, etc, to another
  2. the vehicle, aircraft, etc, scheduled to provide such an opportunity
9.
(pl) (NZ) the persons owning or controlling a racehorse
10.
a link, usually a wire or metallic strip, between two components in an electric circuit or system
11.
a communications link between two points, esp by telephone
12.
(slang) a supplier of illegal drugs, such as heroin
13.
(rare) sexual intercourse
14.
(rare) a small sect or religious group united by a body of distinct beliefs or practices
Derived Forms
connectional, connexional, adjective
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Word Origin and History for connexion
n.

see connection.

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