Affiliation meaning

əfilēā′shən
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The definition of affiliation is the act of connecting or associating with a person or organization.

An example of affiliation is being a member of a community organization.

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A club, society or umbrella organisation so formed, especially a trade union.
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An affiliating or being affiliated; connection, as with an organization, club, etc.
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The relationship resulting from affiliating one thing with another.
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Origin of affiliation

  • From French affiliation, from Latin affiliatiō, noun of action from verb affiliō, from af-, form of ad- (“to”) before an f, + filiō from filius (“son”).

    From Wiktionary