Affiliation - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˌfɪliˈeɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word affiliation
Brit.  |əfɪlɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word affiliation

noun

- a social or business relationship(syn: association, tie, tie-up)

a valuable financial affiliation

- the act of becoming formally connected or joined

welcomed the affiliation of the research center with the university

Examples

Their group does not affiliate itself with any political party.

Two of the company's regional affiliates lost money in the past year.

...our local Humane Society is an affiliate of a national organization...

welcomed the affiliation of the research center with the university

Word forms

noun
singular: affiliation
plural: affiliations
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