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contact man

  

      n   an intermediary or go-between  
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contact  
      n  
1    the act or state of touching physically  
2    the state or fact of close association or communication (esp. in the phrases in contact, make contact)  
3   
a    a junction of two or more electrical conductors  
b    the part of the conductors that makes the junction  
c    the part of an electrical device to which such connections are made  
4    an acquaintance, esp. one who might be useful in business, as a means of introduction, etc.  
5    any person who has been exposed to a contagious disease  
6      (Photog)      See       contact print  
7    usually pl      an informal name for       contact lens  
8    modifier   of or relating to irritation or inflammation of the skin caused by touching the causative agent  
contact dermatitis     
9    modifier   denoting an insecticide or herbicide that kills on contact, rather than after ingestion or absorption  
10    modifier   of or maintaining contact  
11    modifier   requiring or involving (physical) contact  
the contact sport of boxing     
      vb  
12    when intr, often foll by: with   to put, come, or be in association, touch, or communication  
      interj  
13      (Aeronautics)   (formerly) a call made by the pilot to indicate that an aircraft's ignition is switched on and that the engine is ready for starting by swinging the propeller  
     (C17: from Latin contactus, from contingere to touch on all sides, pollute, from tangere to touch)  
  contactual      adj  
  contactually      adv  


contact flight  
      n  
1    a flight in which the pilot remains in sight of land or water  
2    air navigation by observation of prominent landmarks, beacons, etc.  
contact lens  
      n   a thin convex lens, usually of plastic, which floats on the layer of tears in front of the cornea to correct defects of vision  
contact man  
      n   an intermediary or go-between  
contact print  
      n   a photographic print made by exposing the printing paper through a negative placed directly onto it  
eye contact  
      n   a direct look between two people; meeting of eyes  
he maintained eye contact with his interrogator     

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contact

  

      n  
1    association, communication, connection  
2    approximation, contiguity, junction, juxtaposition, touch, union  
3    acquaintance, connection  
      vb  
4    approach, call, communicate with, get hold of, get or be in touch with, phone, reach, ring (up)     (informal, chiefly Brit.)   speak to, touch base with     (U.S. & Canad. informal)   write to  

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Dictionnaire Collaboratif     Anglais Définition
exp.
lose contact
n.
someone who is providing advice and support for his mate when it comes to potential relationships/partners
v.
to face a situation courageously
colloquial
exp.
be a man
familiar
n.
older woman having a relation with a younger man
familiar
n.
adoption of a business model in which services are offered on demand through direct contact between a customer and supplier, usually via mobile technology
[Bus.] From the taxi company 'Uber', which pioneered this business model
v.
to subject (an industry) to a business model in which services are offered on demand through direct contact between a customer and a supplier, usually via mobile technology
[Bus.] From the taxi company 'Uber', which pioneered this business model
n.
a younger man involved in a relationship with an older woman
= the target of a "cougar"
n.
handsome young man kept by a much older woman for the purpose of sexual favors and/or as a companion.
British slang
exp.
not to be able to act like a man, be a pussy
slang
n.
Someone (usually a young man) who tries unsuccessfully to be funny by making lame jokes and doing stupid things
US English, colloquial
n.
attitude or practise whereby a man, either sitting at the table, on a sofa or in public transportation, adopts a spread position notably splaying his legs wide apart in such a way as to encroach on an adjacent seat and deny space to the person sitting or wanting to sit next to him
Ex: I become upset and irritated seeing all that manspreading in the subway and buses during rush hours and more generally by that growing lack of civil vertue everywhere.
adj.
a man of good breeding, well-behaved, courteous, polite who behaves like a gentleman
n.
a person, generally a man, dedicated to improving his skills in attracting and seducing the other sex
Other spelling : Pickup artist The use of "pick up" in this context comes from American slang and means becoming acquainted with, esp. with a view to having sexual relations
n.
Marriage between a man of royal or noble birth and a woman of lesser status, with the stipulation that wife and children have no claims to his titles or possessions or dignity. Still common at the beginning of the 20th C., the practice is now rare. Syn. Morganatic marriage, marriage of the left hand
[Hist.] So-called, because at the nuptial ceremony the husband gives his left hand to the bride, rather than his right, when saying, “I take thee for my wedded wife.”
v.
remove/delete someone from a list of friends or contacts on a social networking website
[informal] Ex: Although he broke up with his girlfriend, he hasn't unfriended her yet.
n.
virtual network linking an user to his or her professional and / or personal contacts
[Tech.]
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