Definitions for affiliation

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(2.00 / 1 vote)

  1. affiliation, association, tie, tie-up(noun)

    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"

  2. affiliation(noun)

    the act of becoming formally connected or joined

    "welcomed the affiliation of the research center with the university"

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  1. affiliation(Noun)

    The relationship resulting from affiliating one thing with another.

  2. affiliation(Noun)

    A club, society or umbrella organisation so formed, especially a trade union.

  3. Origin: From affiliation, from affiliatio, noun of action from verb affiliare, affiliate, from aff-, combining form of ad, to, + filiare, verb formed from filius, son

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Affiliation(noun)

    adoption; association or reception as a member in or of the same family or society

  2. Affiliation(noun)

    the establishment or ascertaining of parentage; the assignment of a child, as a bastard, to its father; filiation

  3. Affiliation(noun)

    connection in the way of descent

  4. Origin: [F. affiliation, LL. affiliatio.]

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  1. Affiliation

    In law, affiliation is the term to describe a partnership between two or more parties.


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