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I know the communication process is defined as having seven steps: ideation, encoding, transmission, receiving, decoding, understanding, and feedback. Can you please give me an example of communication, identifying each of these steps and show how they would occur in the example please.

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Communication is the process of passing information and understanding from one person to another. The communication process is made up of four key components. Those components include encoding, medium of transmission, decoding, and feedback. There are also two other factors in the process, and those two factors are present in the form of the sender and the receiver. The communication process begins with the sender and ends with the receiver.

The first step the sender is faced with involves the encoding process. In order to convey meaning, the sender must begin "encoding" , which means translating information into a message in the form of symbols that represent ideas or concepts. This process translates the ideas or concepts into the coded message that will be communicated. The symbols can take on numerous forms such as, languages, words, or gestures. These symbols are used to ...

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