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affiliation

af·fil·i·a·tion

affiliation

pronunciation:
fI li eI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition: the condition or fact of being affiliated, esp. with an organization.
He was suspected of having an affiliation with a terrorist group.The affiliation between the college and the church has existed since its founding.
synonyms:
association, connection
similar words:
alliance, bond, coalition, link, relationship, tie, union
Word Parts
The word affiliation contains the following part:
fil1 Latin root that means son or daughter