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  • noun Plural form of liaison.


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  • My point is that marriage with five kids and homosexual liaisons translates into bisexuality rather than being "gay."

    Sound Politics: Separated at Birth?

  • I was to be free to marry or take a permanent companion, but multiple short-term liaisons were not in the interests of the children, and, for those reasons, the living expenses of any companion were not to come from the trust fund until either I married or until the relationship had lasted monogamously for over one year.


  • One of her longer-term liaisons was with Colonel Banastre Tarleton, a hero of the American revolutionary war, and it's thought that he provided the model for Phaon in her 44-sonnet sequence, Sappho and Phaon.

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  • Recalling their liaisons in the Lincoln bedroom, Susannah reports, "I was much more eager to please than he was."

    Looking Back Camelot

  • Instead, the agency relies heavily on electronic eavesdropping and on the generosity of so-called liaisons -- friendly foreign intelligence services that often have agendas of their own.


  • Whatever kind of love a man may have, one is always wrong about the number of his liaisons, because one interprets friendships as liaisons, which is an error of addition, and also because it is believed that one proved liaison excludes another, which is a different sort of mistake.

    Time Regained

  • Among her liaisons were a Nazi intelligence officer during World War II, and the Duke of Westminster - the richest man in England.

    NPR Topics: News

  • He has since admitted to several other "liaisons".

    B. Jeffrey Madoff: Why Read When You Can Watch?

  • There are political directors for every region of the country and "liaisons" for every interest group from ethnics to seniors.

    The Clinton Sales Campaign

  • H/t the indefatigable Frank Frink of Creative Revolution So what's going to happen to all of those other "liaisons" now?

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