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affiliation

[ uh-fil-ee-ey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF affiliation

Synonyms for affiliation

  • connection
  • partnership
  • relationship
  • alliance
  • amalgamation
  • bunch
  • cahoots
  • clan
  • coalition
  • combination
  • confederation
  • conjunction
  • crew
  • crowd
  • gang
  • hookup
  • incorporation
  • joining
  • league
  • merging
  • mob
  • outfit
  • ring
  • syndicate
  • tie-in
  • union
  • banding together
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Antonyms for affiliation

  • detachment
  • dissolution
  • disunion
  • division
  • divorce
  • separation
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AFFILIATION

We (thirty thousand) have no affiliation with the Mormons whatever.

What we note here is an affiliation in revolt between the artist and the masses.

In place of affiliation we realize a constant sense of repulsion.

The kindergarten is not alone in its appeal to the child and in its affiliation with the community.

Off the stage he was a snob by affiliation and a gossiper by inclination.

This affiliation of the king to the god was more than a figure of speech.

With this difference, the complexities of the affiliation begin and end.

The affiliation of the present dialect has yet to be investigated.

Remey shows the affiliation of the Bahais with the Shah, and his satisfaction with them.

I think they owe it to their affiliation to the oldest philosophies.

WORD ORIGIN

1751, "adoption," from French affiliation, from Medieval Latin affiliationem (nominative affiliatio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin affiliare "to adopt a son," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + filius "son" (see filial). Figurative sense of "adoption by a society, of branches" first recorded 1799 (affiliate in this sense is from 1761).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR AFFILIATION

agreement

nounconcurrence
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