Business, Legal & Accounting Glossary

Definition: Liaison

What is the dictionary definition of Liaison?

Dictionary Definition

  • A link of communication between two entities usually in a corporate setting.
  • Individual responsible for relaying all communications between groups. “Charlie is the liaison for the accounts payable and sales departments.”
  • A substance used to thicken another substance. “Peter added a liaison element to his soup in order to make it thicker.”


  • Communication between two parties or groups.
  • Co-operation, working together.
  • A relayer of information between two forces in an army or during war.

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Liaison. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. September 28, 2021
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Liaison. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: September 28, 2021).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Liaison. Retrieved September 28, 2021, from website:

Definition Sources

Definitions for Liaison are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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