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af·fil·i·ate

 (ə-fĭl′ē-āt′)
v. af·fil·i·at·ed, af·fil·i·at·ing, af·fil·i·ates
v.tr.
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.
v.intr.
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.

[Medieval Latin affīliāre, to adopt : Latin ad-, ad- + Latin fīlius, son; see dhē(i)- in Indo-European roots.]

af·fil′i·a′tion n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.affiliation - a social or business relationshipaffiliation - a social or business relationship; "a valuable financial affiliation"; "he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team"; "many close associations with England"
relationship - a state involving mutual dealings between people or parties or countries
2.affiliation - the act of becoming formally connected or joined; "welcomed the affiliation of the research center with the university"
association - the act of consorting with or joining with others; "you cannot be convicted of criminal guilt by association"
reaffiliation - affiliation anew

affiliation

noun association, union, joining, league, relationship, connection, alliance, combination, coalition, merging, confederation, incorporation, amalgamation, banding together The group has no affiliation to any political party.

affiliation

noun
Translations
إنْتِسَاب، إنْضِمَام
členstvípřičleněnípřidruženívztahvztahy
tilhørsforholdtilknytning
kytkösyhteys
hovatartozás
tengsl, samband

affiliation

[əˌfɪlɪˈeɪʃən]
A. N
1. (= connection) → afiliación f
political affiliationsfiliación fsing política
2. (Jur) → paternidad f
B. CPD affiliation order Ndecreto m relativo a la paternidad
affiliation proceedings NPLproceso m para determinar la paternidad

affiliation

[əˌfɪliˈeɪʃən] n
(between groups, organizations)affiliation f
affiliation with sth, affiliation to sth → affiliation à qch
(between a person and a group)affiliation f
affiliation with sth, affiliation to sth → affiliation à qch
political affiliations → attaches fpl politiques

affiliation

n
Angliederung f (→ to, with an +acc); (state) → Verbund m; what are his political affiliations?was ist seine politische Zugehörigkeit?
(Brit Jur) affiliation orderVerurteilung fzur Leistung des Regelunterhalts; affiliation proceedingsgerichtliche Feststellung der Vaterschaft, Vaterschaftsklage f

affiliation

[əˌfɪlɪˈeɪʃn] naffiliazione f
to have affiliations with → essere affiliato/a a

affiliated

(əˈfilieitid) adjective
connected with or joined to (a larger group etc) as a member. an affiliated branch of the union.
afˌfiliˈation noun
a connection with (an organization etc). What are his political affiliations?
References in classic literature ?
It was the custom, he said, to send reporters to all the socialist meetings for the express purpose of misreporting and distorting what was said, in order to frighten the middle class away from any possible affiliation with the proletariat.
This was a new era, and Daylight, the wealthy mine-owner, was loyal to his class affiliations.
On the way, by virtue of his political affiliations, he had been able to pick up a captain of detectives.
Table 3 compares the procedure and mortality rates for patients initially admitted to hospitals with different hospital-physician affiliation formation histories.
Unlike Mathews, however, he was not identified--until a friend of mine, knowing of Glassman's affiliation with AEI, pointed nut the affiliation in a letter to Donald Graham.
Over the past year, NEHA has accepted affiliation with two groups representing environmental health professionals--one from Hawaii and the other from Jamaica.
Affiliation Codes are based on a Group (g), Pooling (p) or Reinsurance (r) affiliation with other insurers.
Grubb & Ellis Company, announced that it has entered into an affiliation with West Shell Commercial in Cincinnati, Ohio.
For the same reasons, affiliation with banks need not--indeed, should not--create bank-like regulation of affiliates of banks.
A similar bill in the Senate, the Depository Institution Affiliation Act, introduced by Senator Alfonse M.
In Letter Ruling (TAM) 9738001, the IRS National Office ruled that A television broadcaster that terminated an affiliation contract with one network to enter into a contract with another network may not take a Sec.