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Noun: communication theory  ku,myoo-nu'key-shun 'thee-u-ree
  1. The discipline that studies the principles of transmitting information and the methods by which it is delivered (as print, radio or television etc.)
    "communication theory is his major field of study";
    - communications, communications theory

Derived forms: communications theory, communication theories

Type of: bailiwick, discipline, field, field of study, study, subject, subject area, subject field

Encyclopedia: Communication theory