liaises

liaise

[lee-eyz]
verb (used without object), liaised, liaising.
to form a liaison.

Origin:
1925–30; back formation from liaison

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liaise (lɪˈeɪz)
 
vb (usually foll by with)
to communicate and maintain contact (with)
 
[C20: back formation from liaison]

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liaise
1928, back formation from liaison (q.v.). Said to be a coinage of British military men in World War I. Related: Liaised; liaising.
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