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consociate Line breaks: con|so¦ci|ate
Pronunciation: /kɒnˈsəʊʃɪət/
/kɒnˈsoʊsɪət/

Definition of consociate in English:

noun

rare
A partner or associate.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

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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