interaction

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

inter- +‎ action

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌɪntəɹˈækʃən/
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  • Rhymes: -ækʃən

NounEdit

interaction (countable and uncountable, plural interactions)

  1. The situation or occurrence in which two or more objects or events act upon one another to produce a new effect; the effect resulting from such a situation or occurrence.
    Be aware of interactions between different medications.
    • 2019 February 3, “UN Study: China, US, Japan Lead World AI Development”, in Voice of America[1], archived from the original on 7 February 2019:
      Such technologies will also “shape future human interaction with the machines we created,” he added.
      (file)
    • 2019 October, “'442s' withdrawn due to signal interaction issues”, in Modern Railways, page 87:
      At the beginning of September South Western Railway withdrew its Class 442 EMUs from service due to a safety issue concerning interaction with lineside signals.
  2. A conversation or exchange between people.
    I enjoyed the interaction with a bunch of like-minded people.

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  • Afrikaans: interaksie
  • Indonesian: interaksi
  • Malay: interaksi
  • Javanese: interaksi

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Maybe from English or inter- +‎ action

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interaction f (plural interactions)

  1. interaction

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