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association

as·so·ci·a·tion

association

 
pronunciation:
so si eI shn [or] so shi eI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a group of people joined together for a common purpose or by a mutual interest.
synonyms:
alliance, coalition, consortium, league, organization, society
similar words:
bloc, combine, company, corporation, crowd, fellowship, guild, order, partnership, party, union
definition 2: the connecting or combining of ideas, feelings, emotions, or the like.
synonyms:
combination, connection, identification, linkage, relationship
similar words:
contact, correlation
definition 3: the state of being associated.
synonyms:
combination, connection, identification
antonyms:
disassociation, dissociation
similar words:
affiliation, alliance, community, kinship, relation
definition 4: friendship or companionship.
synonyms:
companionship, friendship, relationship
similar words:
company, connection, fellowship, kinship
derivation: associational (adj.)
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