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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Liaison  \Li`ai`son"\  (l[-e]`[asl]`z[^o]N"),  n.  [F.,  fr  L. 
  ligatio,  fr  ligare  to  bind.  See  {Ligature},  and  cf 
  A  union,  or  bond  of  union;  an  intimacy;  especially,  an 
  illicit  intimacy  between  a  man  and  a  woman. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  usually  secretive  or  illicit  sexual  relationship  [syn:  {affair}, 
  {affaire},  {intimacy},  {involvement},  {amour}] 
  2:  a  channel  for  communication  between  groups;  "he  provided  a 
  liaison  with  the  geurillas"  [syn:  {link},  {contact},  {inter-group 

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