Definition of affiliation in English:

affiliation

noun

  • The state or process of affiliating or being affiliated.

    ‘he had no particular affiliation, no close associates’
    ‘his political affiliations’
    • ‘They should have the right to know the political affiliation of the candidates who are standing.’
    • ‘The only affiliation I have with the company is that I'm a customer.’
    • ‘The invitation is open to all, irrespective of party affiliation.’
    • ‘This type of piercing was meant to mark life stage changes in group affiliation.’
    • ‘However, the demand for particular stamps also depends on regional affiliation.’
    • ‘Women of all income groups, regardless of religious affiliation, have been targeted.’
    • ‘Many people without trade union affiliation were also on strike and on the streets.’
    • ‘We, of course, accept that individual members of the taskforce are free from political affiliation.’
    • ‘Political affiliations and economic disparity do not create barriers.’
    • ‘I pledge myself to working hard for all my constituents, regardless of political affiliation.’
    • ‘I do not know the political affiliation of most of my colleagues.’
    • ‘One of the fastest growing groups in the nation is people reporting no religious affiliation.’
    • ‘The first is a firm having international affiliation and generally working at executive search.’
    • ‘He is man whose voting record in the Senate is consistent with his party affiliation.’
    • ‘His death was never avenged, even though the guilty party is known by name and affiliation.’
    • ‘I am writing this letter on a personal level, with no affiliation, or in support of any candidates.’
    • ‘I can only presume documents have been lost, possibly during one of the changes of affiliation to various regiments.’
    • ‘No trade unionism based on political affiliation or on communal lines should be allowed in the police force.’
    • ‘With this membership, you have full affiliation to Tennis, Squash and Badminton clubs.’
    • ‘All I would say to that is that I have no political affiliation whatsoever.’
    annexing, attaching, connecting, joining, bonding, uniting, combining, associating, aligning, allying, amalgamation, amalgamating, merging, incorporation, incorporating, integration, integrating, federating, federation, confederating, confederation, coupling, fusion
    connection, relationship, fellowship, partnership, association, coalition, union, alliance, alignment, attachment, link, bond, tie, yoke
    communication, rapport, sympathy, cooperation, collaboration, belonging
    consociation
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Origin

Late 18th century: from French, from medieval Latin affiliatio(n-), from the verb affiliare (see affiliate).

Pronunciation

affiliation

/əˌfilēˈāSH(ə)n/