Translation of communication in Spanish:

communication

comunicación, n.

Pronunciation /kəˌmjunəˈkeɪʃ(ə)n//kəmjuːnɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1(act)

      comunicación feminine
      to be in/get into communication (with sb) estar/ponerse en comunicación / en contacto (con algn)
      • Sure, we've not only sent out letters as I've said, we visit them, we're in communication with them.
      • Strangely she's the only one who isn't in communication with the rest of us.
      • Thus it is possible to protect the intellectual property of online material and to support confidential exchange of communication between students.
      • We can confirm that we have been in communication with the applicant and have responded fully to any concerns raised by her.
      • We are in communication with owners, prospective purchasers and the local community.
      • She said that with regard to the recent bird flu cases in Thailand, Hong Kong needed to be on the alert, aware and in communication with the mainland and other neighbouring countries.
      • I shall use the same medium of communication as I believe that the information I give will reach the wider public.
      • He expected a decision in the matter shortly and would be in communication with the school authorities as soon as possible.
      • An agent, who I have been in communication with for a while now, managed to come and see the play and is considering signing me onto his books.
      • Obviously, we're in communication with the London authorities and trying to understand what the facts are.
      • Therefore, physicians must provide more time for these patients to enhance communication and foster information exchange.
      • Effective communication encourages routine exchange of data and information.
      • We are in communication with the museum quite regularly and are hoping the application will be passed.
      • Languages were flawless and they were just mediums of interaction and communication, he added.
      • I have recently done some traveling and every day I am in communication with people from all over the world.
      • ‘We firmly believe that theatre is an effective medium of communication,’ said the spokesperson of the organisation.
      • Fong said the foreigners must now be able to understand or speak either one of the two languages in order to help in communication with local employers.
      • Because I'm currently in communication with some producers about being on one.
      • If there were survivors on the raft, why haven't we heard from them, and what relationship do they have with Elian and his family, and are they in communication with each other?
      • Simple improvements such as good direct communication between the receiving hospital and the ambulance crew have yet to be achieved.

    • 1.2formal (message)

      comunicación feminine formal
      • Businesses depend upon e-mail for basic communications and transfer of information.
      • They received several communications from the alleged person.
      • Make certain a communication is genuine and information accurate before using it in a story.
      • While it will be relatively straightforward to inform employees of monitoring, it will be more difficult to inform those sending communications from outside.
      • Voters receive frequent campaign communications during the closing days of the campaign.
      • But Downing Street last night insisted any communications received by him had no bearing on his appointments to the government benches, which were made on merit.
      • Fourth, they won unusually complete access to sources of information, including e-mail communications among major participants.
      • At an earlier hearing he pleaded guilty to sending an electronic communication with intent to cause distress.
      • ‘We do communications, messaging and distribution,’ said Moloney.
      • In an email communication he quoted to me the following.
      • By working over distributed areas, IT can bring remote offices back into the content fold and make sure to produce consistent messages and communications.
      • He began communicating a year ago sending packages and communications to local media and to the police.
      • The intensive sessions are focused around special themes, including official letters, administrative reports, and professional communications.
      • Finally, I get very few postal mail communications from merchants.
      • Such messages may be brief notes, communications like traditional letters, or electronic files.
      • The tenor of these personal communications was reflected in letters to newspapers and by the anchor men on call back radio who invited their listeners to take sides over Dr. Ashrawi's selection.
      • Mary told the meeting she had also received a lot of communications about this planning application and confirmed that there were many people very much against the proposed mast.
      • If you fail to respond to this letter and the pending communications from my legal representatives, you have one other option.
      • Important visitors, messages and communications from overseas can be expected.
      • News, views and communications can be interesting and revealing.

  • 2communications plural

    (means of communicating)
    comunicaciones feminine
    to cut/restore communications cortar/restablecer las comunicaciones
    • there are poor road communications between the capital and the coast hay muy malas comunicaciones viales entre la capital y la costa
    • before noun communications center / (British) centre centro de comunicaciones
    • communications network red de comunicaciones
    • communications satellite satélite de telecomunicaciones
    • communications software paquete de comunicaciones
    • The fallen tree pulled down electricity and telephone lines, plunging the entire area into darkness and cutting off land line communications.
    • They are expected to be used when satellite communications go down, computer links are broken or the enemy is thought to be intercepting radio conversations.
    • This extensive effort to keep communications lines open is one thing that is a major difference from the storms that happened earlier this year.
    • Technical security mechanisms to guard data transmitted over a communications network so that it cannot easily be intercepted or accessed.
    • Sparks received radio communications from the supply ship that they would be at least sixteen hours late due to high seas.
    • Whether they could do so through Sweden depended on the state of the railways, roads, and telegraph communications.
    • Shaw has been working on building computer communications for the oil industry.
    • Roads became impassable, communications were cut off and life in rural districts came to a standstill.
    • In an emergency, reliance on digital communications or even telephone lines is unacceptable.
    • He controls a worldwide satellite network, as well as radio and phone communications.
    • However, as soon as computer to computer communications became important, the rigidity and expense of circuit switched voice networks became apparent.
    • All communications including phone lines to and from Punjab are cut.
    • I had to get hold of the other satellite communications radio, which is on the right side of the vehicle closest to the enemy fire.
    • All communications went down and roads were blocked.
    • Also, some satellites send and receive telephone, fax, and computer communications.
    • They lost control of the south, their supply and communications lines were cut, and they even lost control of most of the capital for a while.
    • Businesses increasingly rely upon mission-critical information, financial and other data services being delivered through their computer and communications networks.
    • According to him, all communications and emergency phone lines have been inspected and prepared for a large number of calls.
    • Also they ‘promote computer communications as a medium for strengthening and building organised labour’.
    • All conferences use exclusively closed communications lines.