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She acts as the Army’s liaison on Capitol Hill.
  a person with the role of increasing communication and cooperation between two organizations; or an instance or other means of such communication
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  • She acts as the Army’s liaison on Capitol Hill.
  • he provided a liaison with the guerrillas
  • The President announced the appointment of a liaison adviser on gay and lesbian issues.
  • You get a hold of the girls and send ’em out as liaison runners so we’ll know who’s found Tony where.
    Arthur Laurents and Stephen Sondheim  --  Westside Story

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  • He was particularly tight with our Days Inn "liaison," a gawky, shy kid named Donnie whom Rand liked to razz and inform he was doing so.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Because of his role as spokesman for the Swat Qaumi Jirga, he acted as a kind of liaison between the people and the army.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • The new owner made my father the official liaison, akin to a translator, between himself and the Christian Poles still allowed to work.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • Their chief work, I learned from bits of conversation, was liaison with England and the Free Dutch forces fighting elsewhere on the continent.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • Larry’s brief conference with me had been in the nature of an appeal on his part, an appeal to me to keep an eye on Nathan and to act as liaison between the Pink Palace and himself—to serve both as sentinel and as a kind of benign watchdog who might be able to gently nip at Nathan’s heels and keep him under control.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • "Liaison?" he suggested helpfully.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander

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  • "The more you shake the trees, the more falls out of them," said Richard Nunnally, city police liaison with the FBI art crimes unit.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • "For the past few years," Roth went on, "Captain Raleigh has worked as a Community Action liaison with the mayor’s office.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • The police found Jimmie Sasaki working as a liaison between the Japanese navy and the occupying forces.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • This established our liaison with World War II.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • The Prosecutor, who had been studying a document in front of him, asked her rather sharply when our "liaison" had begun.
    Albert Camus  --  The Stranger
  • I am a senior member of the research staff and appointed liaison to the Vatican for this crisis.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • It was one thing to maintain liaison with the Lord, and they were all in favor of that; it was something else, though, to have Him hanging around twenty-four hours a day.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • He didn’t even hint at it really, but this sounded like an invitation for me to take over Jasper’s place as liaison.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • Since there was no liaison between the Brotherhood and the community leaders I assigned myself the task of creating one.
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • I will send the liaison officer.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  A Farewell to Arms
  • Drawn away by her liaison with Tholomyes to disdain the pretty trade which she knew, she had neglected to keep her market open; it was now closed to her.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • Soon after him a man called First, who acted as liaison between the Gestapo and the Jewish Council, died at the hands of Jewish assassins.
    Wladyslaw Szpilman  --  The Pianist
  • But it’s one of them little liaison jobs.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • And I was quite right: depend on that: there are a thousand reasons why liaisons between governesses and tutors should never be tolerated a moment in any well-regulated house; firstly — " "Oh, gracious, mama!
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • That was where the liaison colonel came to visit me.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Sun Also Rises
  • The Cowboy found for the tattooed drifters a room in the house of an uncle, undertook to improve Perry’s Spanish, and shared the benefits of his liaison with the holiday maker from Hamburg, in whose company and at whose expense they drank and ate and bought women.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • I was attached to a convoy as liaison officer.
    Alexander Solzhenitsyn  --  One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
  • "Of all the narrow-minded excuses," McKisco looked around to establish a derisive liaison with some one else, but without success.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • I traveled to these schools talking with youth and serving as liaison to the college.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
  • I have always found such liaisons a serious threat to the order in a house.
    Kazuo Ishiguro  --  The Remains of the Day
  • For some time George strove to keep the liaison a secret.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • The caller was a liaison officer from Washington, D.C., to inform me of the time chosen for our attack on the bridge.
    Robert Cormier  --  After the First Death
  • This, combined with his mysteri-ousness, causes some substantial sexual frisson among the women in the unit and his various classes-energy he casually harnesses in frequent, though usually short-lived, sexual liaisons.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • She must indeed have been agile and resourceful, for to carry on such a liaison undetected in that age and place must have been a problem.
    Robert Penn Warren  --  All the King’s Men
  • The Enemy takes this risk because He has a curious fantasy of making all these disgusting little human vermin into what He calls His "free" lovers and servants—"sons" is the word He uses, with His inveterate love of degrading the whole spiritual world by unnatural liaisons with the two-legged animals.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Screwtape Letters
  • Not to mention’as I found out over the next week’student body vice president, homecoming king, community liaison, champion volunteerer.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Lock and Key
  • Public gossip attributed the romantic adventures of his verses to his own life, but although he had numerous liaisons, true love remained as illusive and as unattainable for him as Novalis’s blue flower.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • Those connections had made him valuable enough that the CIA asked him to be part of a joint American-British liaison group.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • She was vexed, too, that from all she could learn of this connection it was not that brilliant, graceful, worldly liaison which she would have welcomed, but a sort of Wertherish, desperate passion, so she was told, which might well lead him into imprudence.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  Anna Karenina
  • Fifty years later, when Fermina Daza was freed from her sacramental sentence, he had some twenty-five notebooks, with six hundred twenty-two entries of long-term liaisons, apart from the countless fleeting adventures that did not even deserve a charitable note.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • He was on liaison duties in the French sector and initiated a last-minute evacuation of a small town west of Verdun before it was shelled.
    Ian McEwan  --  Atonement
  • The Bandit was my liaison with the academy officials, but it wasn’t until our third day in Beijing that I finally received permission to go.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • I’m posting you as liaison officer in U.S.S. Scorpion.
    Nevil Shute  --  On the Beach
  • We want you to be his liaison, Bubba.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • There was an article about East German interference with the Bonn government’s liaison office in Warsaw.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • He flew into Washington and went directly to his primary liaison at the Agency, asking to be given everything there was on Jason Bourne.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • The rule of threes enabled Tomas to keep intact his liaisons with some women while continuing to engage in short-term affairs with many others.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • Coblin had fatherly fears of his own, but not Anna’s rage against Kinsman, and he kept up the necessary liaison with him at his office, for of course the undertaker couldn’t enter the house.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • As the eldest of the three brothers, and the brightest—his intellectual skills would soon blaze brilliantly to the surface—Mike not only grasped the concept of teamwork and equal responsibility, he became a liaison between his father and his two younger siblings, an explainer of his father’s rules and wishes to Pete and John.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • She had got things nearly straight by the long years of scraping in little stations in Chitral and Burma—stations where living is cheap in comparison with the life of a county magnate, and where, moreover, liaisons of one sort or another are normal and inexpensive too.
    Ford Madox Ford  --  The Good Soldier
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Associated words [difficulty]:   liaison [3] , liaise [9]
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