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af·fil·i·ate

affiliate

 
 
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
pronunciation: fI li eIt
inflections: affiliates, affiliating, affiliated
definition: 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
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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
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derivations: affiliable (adj.), affiliated (adj.), affiliation (n.)
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