Pronunciación: /əˈsōsēˌāt, -SHē- /[with object]
- 1Connect (someone or something) with something else in one’s mind: I associated wealth with freedomMás ejemplos en oraciones
- People have always associated the mind with the technological fad of the moment.
- She turned the phrase over in her mind, trying to associate this broken city with the word ‘home’.
- This kind of system associates capitalistic criteria with social criteria, which will be in conflict.
- 1.1 (usually be associated) Connect (something) with something else because they occur together or one produces another: the environmental problems associated with nuclear wasteMás ejemplos en oraciones
- When dwarf faunas are found in the fossil record, they are invariably associated with times of environmental stress.
- Outcomes, qualities, behaviors and numerous other characteristics are commonly associated with success.
- However, repeated messages about smoking cessation over long periods of time are associated with greater success.
- 1.2 (associate oneself with) Allow oneself to be connected with or seen to be supportive of: I cannot associate myself with some of the language usedMás ejemplos en oraciones
- So, a word of caution: when making use of this term, recognise what trajectories you are associating yourself with and why.
- Given the present political situation, stars seem to be hesitant to associate themselves with one political group or the other.
- I can see why people don't want to identify with us if this is who they have to associate themselves with.
- 1.3 (be associated with) Be involved with: she has been associated with the project from the firstMás ejemplos en oraciones
- Well I mean this is a radio program so you can't see all the visuals that were associated with that.
- And so being associated with that, being able to help shape that, was important to me.
- The pub has been associated with the regatta for many years, and became involved in organising it after it was cancelled a couple of years ago.
- 1.4 [no object] Meet or have dealings with someone commonly regarded with disapproval: they are at risk of associating with criminalsMás ejemplos en oraciones
- This is not the sort of regime we should be associating with, even on the sports field.
- Scarlett should not be associating with such a punk as he.
- When she thinks her oldest child is associating with someone he should not be, she travels and confronts the bad influence.
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- 1A partner or colleague in business or at work: he arranged for a close associate to take control of the instituteMás ejemplos en oraciones
- Once initial contact is made, building a close relationship with business associates is key.
- They don't just put on a dinner jacket, stand up in front of a table of business associates, golf cronies, glittery wives and other people they want to impress and wave their chequebook about.
- Their neighbors, co-workers, business associates, etc., should know.
- 1.1A companion or friend: his old friend and hearty associateMás ejemplos en oraciones
- What is it that enables us to turn friend, neighbour, associate, acquaintance into a thing, an object to be hated and destroyed?
- We all know from studies that the best way people enter the shooting sports is when they're invited by a friend or trusted associate.
- Howard was a best friend and trusted associate of my father, so he stopped by occasionally.
- 2A person with limited or subordinate membership in an organization.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- Subsequent investigation turned up 22 members and associates of white supremacist organizations in the division's ranks.
- We know you are a member of the Resistance, or at least an associate of the organization.
- The associate's term of membership always expires with the term of the full member, so please remember to coordinate your renewals accordingly.
- 2.1A person who holds an academic degree conferred by a junior college (only in titles or set expressions): an associate’s degree in science an Associate of ArtsMás ejemplos en oraciones
- Thus a typical for-profit college is much more likely than their public or private nonprofit counterparts to confer both associate and bachelor's degrees.
- Third, I suggest adding a two-year associate's degree to the existing academic system that now offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees.
- Most tribal colleges offer accredited two-year associate of arts degrees, though as many as six now offer four-year degrees.
- 3chiefly Psychology A concept connected with another.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- In this task, listeners heard sets of five paired associates.
- For instance, some experiments have involved the learning of paired associates.
- Two experiments varied the attributes in paired associates lists or sentences.
Pronunciación: /-it /[attributive] Volver al principio
- 1Joined or connected with an organization or business: an associate companyMás ejemplos en oraciones
- The Reserve has been in the traditional associate unit business since 1968, where reservists fly and maintain aircraft owned by the active duty.
- Along with its associate organisations in Karnataka's Jungle Lodges and Resorts, it is also spreading eco-logic in a very pragmatic, and entertaining way.
- It has also brought in other international business names such as Gillette and Samsung as associate sponsors.
- 1.1Denoting shared function or membership but with a lesser status: the associate director of the academyMás ejemplos en oraciones
- The associate membership status has opened the door to a new and untapped market.
- Any new club would now have to apply for associate membership, effectively a probationary period which could last up to three years before full membership is granted.
- The others only qualify for various levels of associate membership.
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- These results indicate that learned predictiveness effects in human causal learning index an associability that is specific to a particular class of outcomes.
- A milieu deeply penetrated by interpersonal distrust forestalls the development of associability and mass membership in associations.
- The associability is determined by ignorance; when ignorance is removed by wisdom, the associability will be transformed into dissociability.
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- Manufacturing plans and operations should be associable to part and feature types.
- The microbial community relationships and the consortial functionality are fundamental to the determination and study of the microbiological components associable with the hydrates.
- Moreover a function associable with such ratios was analysed.
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- Five years passed and his collection of photographs grew until someone spotted a pattern and suggested he could send some to the Royal Photographic Society and seek an associateship.
- She explained that to achieve her associateship, she had to put together a presentation for a panel of judges.
- Funding is available for research grants, spare parts for laboratory equipment, fellowships, associateships, visiting scientists and travel to conferences.
Pronunciación: /əˌsōSH(ē)əˈbilitē, -SHē-/sustantivo
Pronunciación: /əˈsōSH(ē)əbəl, -SHē-/adjetivo
late Middle English (as a verb in the sense 'join with in a common purpose'; as an adjective in the sense 'allied'): from Latin associat- 'joined', from the verb associare, from ad- 'to' + socius 'sharing, allied'.