linkage

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link +‎ -age

Noun[edit]

linkage (countable and uncountable, plural linkages)

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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English Wikipedia has an article on:
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English Wikipedia has an article on:
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  1. A mechanical device that connects things.
    A linkage in my car's transmission is broken so I can't shift out of first gear.
  2. A connection or relation between things or ideas.
    Synonyms: association, bond, connection, link, relationship
  3. (genetics) The property of genes of being inherited together.
  4. (linguistics) A set of definitely related languages for which no proto-language can be derived, typically a group of languages within a family that have formed a sprachbund.
  5. (US, politics, historical) A United States foreign policy, during the 1970s détente in the Cold War, of persuading the Soviet Union to co-operate in restraining revolutions in the Third World in return for nuclear and economic concessions.

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  • Joe Miller (24 January 2018) , “Davos jargon: A crime against the English language?”, in BBC News[1], BBC

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