One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the industry has established a trade association’
alliance, consortium, coalition, union, league, guild, syndicate, corporation, federation, confederation, confederacy, conglomerate, cooperative, partnership, amalgamation, merger
body, group, ring, circle, trust, company, organization, affiliation, society, club, band, brotherhood, fraternity, sorority, clique, cartel
rare consociation, sodality
2‘they study the association between man and environment’
relationship, relation, interrelation, connection, interconnection, link, bond, tie, attachment, interdependence, union
communication, interchange, contact, affiliation, cooperation
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