Definition of affiliation in English:

affiliation

noun

  • The state or process of affiliating or being affiliated.

    ‘his political affiliations’
    ‘he had no particular affiliation, no close associates’
    • ‘I can only presume documents have been lost, possibly during one of the changes of affiliation to various regiments.’
    • ‘Women of all income groups, regardless of religious affiliation, have been targeted.’
    • ‘I pledge myself to working hard for all my constituents, regardless of political affiliation.’
    • ‘I am writing this letter on a personal level, with no affiliation, or in support of any candidates.’
    • ‘We, of course, accept that individual members of the taskforce are free from political affiliation.’
    • ‘With this membership, you have full affiliation to Tennis, Squash and Badminton clubs.’
    • ‘One of the fastest growing groups in the nation is people reporting no religious affiliation.’
    • ‘Many people without trade union affiliation were also on strike and on the streets.’
    • ‘No trade unionism based on political affiliation or on communal lines should be allowed in the police force.’
    • ‘Political affiliations and economic disparity do not create barriers.’
    • ‘However, the demand for particular stamps also depends on regional affiliation.’
    • ‘I do not know the political affiliation of most of my colleagues.’
    • ‘The invitation is open to all, irrespective of party affiliation.’
    • ‘The first is a firm having international affiliation and generally working at executive search.’
    • ‘All I would say to that is that I have no political affiliation whatsoever.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘This type of piercing was meant to mark life stage changes in group affiliation.’
    annexing, attaching, connecting, joining, bonding, uniting, combining, associating, aligning, allying, amalgamation, amalgamating, merging, incorporation, incorporating, integration, integrating, federating, federation, confederating, confederation, coupling, fusion
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Origin

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

Pronunciation

affiliation

/əˌfɪliˈeɪʃ(ə)n//əˌfilēˈāSH(ə)n/