What does affiliation mean?

Definitions for affiliation

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word affiliation.

Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  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.]

Freebase

  1. Affiliation

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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of affiliation in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of affiliation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Marsha Farney:

    People even overseas, when they see a cowboy hat, they have an affiliation of Texas with that cowboy hat.

  2. Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo:

    Henceforth I will only be a Nigerian. I am ready to work with anybody regardless of his or her political affiliation.

  3. Nancy Pelosi:

    Pope Francis has renewed the faith of Catholics worldwide and inspired a new generation of people, regardless of their religious affiliation, to be instruments of peace.

  4. John Fitzgerald Kennedy:

    I hope that no American ... will waste his franchise and throw away his vote by voting either for me or against me solely on account of my religious affiliation. It is not relevant.

  5. Ed Blaguszewski:

    Bill Cosby has agreed to resign as an honorary co-chair of UMass Amherst's capital campaign. He no longer has any affiliation with the campaign nor does he serve in any other capacity for the university.

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