Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of consociate in English:
- It is with contemporaries and consociates that most of my social traffic occurs.
- The support of consociates, who share a common work history, has enabled them "to place their lives in perspective.
- This face-to-face relationship between consociates need not be especially intimate.
Late Middle English (as an adjective in the sense 'associated'): from Latin consociatus 'joined in action', from the verb consociare, from con 'together' + socius 'sharing, allied'.
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