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liaise

[lee-eyz] /liˈeɪz/
verb (used without object), liaised, liaising.
1.
to form a liaison.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; back formation from liaison
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British Dictionary definitions for liaises

liaise

/lɪˈeɪz/
verb
1.
(intransitive) usually foll by with. to communicate and maintain contact (with)
Word Origin
C20: back formation from liaison
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Word Origin and History for liaises

liaise

v.

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

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Slang definitions & phrases for liaises

liaise

verb

To cooperate; get into regular contact: told her to liaise with the FBI

[1916+; shortening of liaison]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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