Definition of affiliation in English:

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affiliation

Pronunciation: /əfɪlɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

[mass noun]
The state or process of affiliating or being affiliated: the group has no affiliation to any preservation society [count noun]: his political affiliations
More example sentences
  • No trade unionism based on political affiliation or on communal lines should be allowed in the police force.
  • I do not know the political affiliation of most of my colleagues.
  • We, of course, accept that individual members of the taskforce are free from political affiliation.
Synonyms
annexing, attaching, connecting, joining, bonding, uniting, combining, associating, aligning, allying, amalgamation, amalgamating, merging, incorporation, incorporating, integration, integrating, federating, federation, confederating, confederation, coupling, fusion;
connection, relationship, fellowship, partnership, association, coalition, union, alliance, alignment, attachment, link, bond, tie, yoke;
communication, rapport, sympathy, cooperation, collaboration, belonging
rare consociation

Origin

Late 18th century: from French, from medieval Latin affiliatio(n-), from the verb affiliare (see affiliate).

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