- in|ter|ac|tion [ ,ıntər`ækʃən ] noun count or uncount **1. ) the activity of being with and talking to other people, and the way that people react to each other:interaction with: I enjoy the constant interaction with people from other departments.interaction between: the interaction between mother and babysocial interaction: Jobs that involve a degree of social interaction are usually more satisfying.2. ) the process by which different things affect each other or change each other:interaction of: the interaction of these two medicationsinteraction between: the interaction between an organism and its environmentinteraction with: The mechanism seems to involve interactions with other proteins.
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interaction — [ ɛ̃tɛraksjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1876; de inter et action ♦ Action réciproque. ⇒ interdépendance. Interaction sociale. ♢ Phys. Deux corps en interaction. ⇒ 1. action, réaction. Interactions de gravitation, électromagnétiques, nucléaires. Interaction forte … Encyclopédie Universelle
interaction — UK US /ˌɪntərˈækʃən/ noun [C or U] ► a situation where two or more people or things communicate with each other or react to each another: interaction between sb and sb »There s not enough interaction between the management and the workers.… … Financial and business terms
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interaction */*/ — UK [ˌɪntərˈækʃ(ə)n] / US [ˌɪntərˈækʃən] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms interaction : singular interaction plural interactions 1) the activity of being with and talking to other people, and the way that people react to each other… … English dictionary
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