Definition of Affiliation in English :

Define Affiliation in English

Affiliation meaning in English

Meaning of Affiliation in English

Pronunciation of Affiliation in English

Affiliation pronunciation in English

Pronounce Affiliation in English


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1. affiliation, association, tie, tie-up

a social or business relationship

Example Sentences:
'a valuable financial affiliation'
'he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team'
'many close associations with England'

2. affiliation

the act of becoming formally connected or joined

Example Sentences:
'welcomed the affiliation of the research center with the university'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of affiliation
an affiliating or being affiliated; connection, as with an organization, club, etc.

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see synonyms of affiliation
v. af·fil·i·at·ed, af·fil·i·at·ing, af·fil·i·ates
1. To adopt or accept as a member, subordinate associate, or branch: The HMO affiliated the clinics last year.
2. To associate (oneself) as a subordinate, subsidiary, employee, or member: affiliated herself with a new law firm.
3. To assign the origin of.
To become closely connected or associated: The two unions voted to affiliate.
n. (-ē-ĭt, -āt)
A person, organization, or establishment associated with another as a subordinate, subsidiary, or member: network affiliates.

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