What does affiliation mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. affiliation, association, tie, tie-upnoun

    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. affiliationnoun

    the act of becoming formally connected or joined

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

Wiktionary

  1. affiliationnoun

    The relationship resulting from affiliating one thing with another.

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

  2. affiliationnoun

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

    Etymology: 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. Affiliationnoun

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

    Etymology: [F. affiliation, LL. affiliatio.]

  2. Affiliationnoun

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

    Etymology: [F. affiliation, LL. affiliatio.]

  3. Affiliationnoun

    connection in the way of descent

    Etymology: [F. affiliation, LL. affiliatio.]

Freebase

  1. Affiliation

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

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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

Examples of affiliation in a Sentence

  1. Troy Harden:

    I know very little about them. Talked to one person, one time. Did not agree to be on an advisory board or express interest. I have no affiliation with them. I have no further comment.

  2. Congressman Amash:

    Few members of Congress even read Muellers report ; their minds were made up based on partisan affiliation and it showed, with representatives and senators from both parties issuing definitive statements on the 448-page reports conclusions within just hours of its release.

  3. Raul Maldonado:

    The District remains committed to ensuring an environment where all students, regardless of religious affiliation or belief, are free to learn and reach their full potential.

  4. Reggie Cox:

    Whatever your political affiliation, how could you not want to help these people ? It makes good political sense to do the right thing here, our guests certainly think that way.

  5. Cabot Phillips:

    The university punishes students based on how controversial or offensive their words are. Well, by nature, the most controversial ideas will be the ones that are least present, and in college campuses it’s overwhelmingly conservative ideas that are not present, so it’s going to be conservative students that are facing the brunt of this, any student, it doesn’t matter political affiliation, no student should have to fear bringing up ideas that may make people a little uncomfortable.

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