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affiliate

af·fil·i·ate

affiliate

 
 
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
pronunciation: fI li eIt
inflections: affiliated, affiliates, affiliating
definition 1: to join as a member or smaller branch of (usually followed by "with").
Our school's science club affiliated itself with the national science club.
similar words:
ally, associate, combine, connect, unite
definition 2: to be closely joined or connected.
The reading club is affiliated with the library.
similar words:
associate, relate, unite
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: fI li t
definition: a person or group that is connected with another similar, larger group.
My Boy Scout troop is an affiliate of Boys Scouts of America.
synonyms:
branch
similar words:
division, section
derivations: affiliable (adj.), affiliated (adj.), affiliation (n.)
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