Definitions for affiliation
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
af•fil•i•ateəˈfɪl iˌeɪt; -ɪt, -ˌeɪt(v.; n.)-at•ed, -at•ing
(v.t.)to bring into close association or connection:
The center affiliated with the university.
to attach or unite on terms of fellowship; associate (usu. fol. by with).
to trace the derivation or origin of.
(v.i.)to associate oneself; be united.
(n.)a branch organization.
a business concern owned or controlled in whole or in part by another concern.
an affiliated person; associate.
Origin of affiliate:
1755–65; < ML affīliātus, ptp. of affīliāre to adopt as a son
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"
the act of becoming formally connected or joined
"welcomed the affiliation of the research center with the university"
The relationship resulting from affiliating one thing with another.
A club, society or umbrella organisation so formed, especially a trade union.
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
adoption; association or reception as a member in or of the same family or society
the establishment or ascertaining of parentage; the assignment of a child, as a bastard, to its father; filiation
connection in the way of descent
Translations for affiliation
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a connection with (an organization etc)
What are his political affiliations?
- إنْتِسَاب، إنْضِمَامArabic
- filiaçãoPortuguese (BR)
- die ZugehörigkeitGerman
- tilhørsforhold; tilknytningDanish
- δεσμός, σύνδεσμοςGreek
- kapcsolat, hovatartozásHungarian
- tengsl, sambandIcelandic
- affiliazione, appartenenzaItalian
- 가입, 소속Korean
- ryšys, priklausomybėLithuanian
- pievienošana (filiāles); piederība; saistībaLatvian
- tilslutning, tilknytningNorwegian
- związek, powiązaniePolish
- اړیکه، تړونPashto
- присоединение; членствоRussian
- 隸屬關係Chinese (Trad.)
- شرکت ، میل ، الحاقUrdu
- mối liên hệVietnamese
- 隶属关系，所属单位Chinese (Simp.)
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