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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

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?
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Organizations in the advertising and PR industries continuously seek foreign affiliations as it enhances their credibility in the local as well as international markets.
Addressing an apparent matter of first impression, the first district recently established precedent regarding taxicab affiliation liability where the plaintiff attempted to impute such liability based on the Chicago Municipal Code (the "municipal code" or "code") provisions governing the licensing and operation of taxicabs and taxicab affiliations.
rely upon institutions, traditions, conventions, agreed-upon codes of understanding for their effects, not upon a distant and amorphous Orient," (19) and Said's Orientalism is a practice in criticism to excavate authority precisely by making the affiliations clear, by drawing out the networks and connections between the institutions of validation--travelogues, literature, government reports, scholarship--that made the body of Orientalism what it was (and sadly too often still is).
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In fact, the board has already outlined basic guidelines for future affiliations as part of a recent reorganization task force study.