affiliation

(redirected from affiliations)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal.
Related to affiliations: Affiliate marketing

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 ?
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.
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.
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).
Hospital-physician affiliations diffused rapidly across the United States in the 1990s.
GLENDALE - A 22-year-old West Covina man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of altering the party affiliations of voters at a registration booth at Glendale Community College.
In designing financial modernization legislation, we firmly believe that the Congress should focus on achieving two essential and indivisible objectives: removing outdated, competitively stifling restrictions on financial affiliations and, most important, adopting a framework for this modernization that promotes the safety and soundness of our banking and financial system and prevents the extension of the federal subsidy.
The Financial Services Competitiveness Act of 1997 (HR 10) would repeal the prohibitions in the Banking Act of 1933, commonly known as the Glass-Steagall act, against affiliations of commercial banks with investment banks and securities firms.
The 105th Congress, now getting down to business, may not look like America in terms of class, race or gender, but when it comes to religion, members are fairly representative of the nation, according to a new survey of congressional religious affiliations.
According to Galbreath Vice Chairman Bruce Mosler, who along with senior managing directors Andrew Simon and Henry Goodfriend has spearheaded the international efforts, the affiliations with Savills Commercial Limited in Europe and Robina Bienes Raices in Mexico have already resulted in several large deals in the works in Europe and several exclusive leasing assignments secured from Xerox in Mexico and for two Mexican banks in the U.
His professional affiliations include the Food Marketing Institute of America and his civic accomplishments include being a founder of the Children's Fund of San Bernardino County.