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- connex. (abbreviation)
- (chiefly UK) Dated spelling of .
- 1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 12, in The Mirror and the Lamp:
- 1928 February, H[oward] P[hillips] Lovecraft, “The Call of Cthulhu”, in Farnsworth Wright, editor, Weird Tales: A Magazine of the Bizarre and Unusual, volume 11, number 2, Indianapolis, Ind.: Popular Fiction Pub. Co., →OCLC, pages 159–178 and 287:
- Persuading the widow that my connexion with her husband's 'technical matters' was sufficient to entitle me to his manuscript, I bore the document away and […]
- 1978, Moses I. Finley, “The fifth-century Athenian empire: A balance sheet”, in Peter D. A. Garnsey, C. R. Whittaker, editors, Imperialism in the Ancient World: The Cambridge University Research Seminar in Ancient History, Cambridge University Press (reprinted 2006), →ISBN, page 125:
- In this connexion, it is worth remembering that we are never told how the tribute was collected within the tributary state.
- 1984 November 20, “Rugby Union: The Jaguars Make A Move To End Their Isolation Argentina turns to FIRA and the French connexion is set to benefit”, in The Times, page 21:
- (Methodism) A Methodist denomination as a whole, as opposed to its constituent churches, circuits, districts and conferences (US spelling: connection).
- (historical) The inter-relationship of prayer groups or religious societies under the oversight of an itinerant preacher who is assisted by the local preachers attached to each society.
- This spelling has been rarely encountered in the United States since the 18th century. In the United Kingdom the spelling remained in common use until the mid-twentieth century, since which its use has declined. It is still a notable and accepted alternative spelling since it is retained by the British Methodist Church and some other organisations and it is listed as a British alternative by the Oxford Dictionary.
connection — see connection
connexion f (plural connexions)
- “connexion”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
- connection (state of being connected)