communication
com·mu·ni·ca·tion /kə-ˌmyü-nə-'kā-shən/ n: the expression to another of information or thoughts through speech, writing, or gestures see also confidential communication, privileged communication

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

communication
I (discourse) noun col locution, colloquy, communicatio, communique, conference, conversation, correspondence, dialogue, dissertation, exchange, interchange, intercommunication, intercourse, interlocution associated concepts: attorney and client communication, conditionally privileged communication, confidential communication, husband and wife communication, physician and patient communication, privileged communication, telegraph communication, telephonic communication, verbal communication, written communication II (statement) noun announcement, annunciation, declaration, disclosure, dissemination, divulgement, information, message, news, notification, proclamation, report, revelation, utterance, writing III index admission (disclosure), caveat, contact (association), conversation, correspondence (communication by letters), disclosure (act of disclosing), disclosure (something disclosed), dispatch (message), expression (comment), information (knowledge), intelligence (news), issuance, language, mention (reference), note (brief comment), notice (announcement), notice (warning), notification, parley, publication (disclosure), report (detailed account), tip (clue), transmittal

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


communication
EU
Non-legislative instrument of the European Community drafted by the European Commission, usually as a statement of intent. They are not legally binding and do not form part of the formal legislative procedure, but are used to express general or specific plans of the Commission. These could be an intention to propose new or review existing legislation or be guidance on legislation.
Related terms
+ communication
European Union
Non-legislative instrument of the European Union (EU) drafted by the European Commission, usually as a statement of intent. They are not legally binding and do not form part of the formal legislative procedure, but are used to express general or specific plans of the Commission. These could be an intention to propose new or review existing legislation or be guidance on legislation.
Glossary

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.


communication
n.
1 The exchange, imparting, or transmission of ideas, information, opinions, or thoughts, transmitted electronically or by gestures, speech, or writing.
2 A message so exchanged, imparted, or transmitted.
@ confidential communication
A communication made during the course of a confidential relationship that is legally protected from involuntary disclosure and may be withheld from evidence.
See also privilege.
=>> communication.
@ privileged communication
A communication made, whether or not during course of a confidential relationship, that is legally protected from involuntary disclosure and may be withheld from evidence.
See also privilege.
=>> communication.
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Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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