Definition of associated in English:

associated

Syllabification: as·so·ci·at·ed
Pronunciation: /əˈsōsēˌātid, -SHē-
 
 
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adjective

  • 1(Of a person or thing) connected with something else: two associated events
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    • Migrant workers often have to suffer being despised and laughed at and they are also associated with shabby clothes, vulgar behaviour and criminal activity.
    • However, these days he's more associated with New York's downtown scene, where he has become a key player since relocating there in the late 1970s.
    • One would expect that dragonflies are already flagship species of wetlands and freshwater, with which they are closely associated.
  • 1.1(Of a company) connected or amalgamated with another company or companies.
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    • Thirdly, about 75 per cent of the firm's deposits were maintained by its shareholders and by its subsidiary and associated companies.
    • These include associated companies' relief and relief for reconstructions or amalgamations of companies.
    • In some cases this is not that obvious, because they use an associated company with a different name to market the products.
  • 1.2 Chemistry (Of liquids) in which the molecules are held together by hydrogen bonding or other weak interaction.
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    • Their simulations suggest that the more flexible structures have fewer associated water molecules and counterions.
    • Accordingly we distinguish between permanently internal and temporarily associated water molecules.
    • In phospholipid membranes these loosely associated water molecules are in fast exchange with the bulk water phase.

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