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associate

Translation of associate in French:

noun

British English: /əˈsəʊʃɪət/
, /əˈsəʊsɪət/
American English: /əˈsoʊʃiət/
  • 1 (colleague, partner)
    m/f (also pejorative)
    she's a business associate of mine
    c'est une de mes associées
    an associate in crime
    un/une complice
    Browns and Associates
    (Business)
    Browns et Associés
  • 3 (American English) (University)
    Deug (m)

adjective

British English: /əˈsəʊʃɪət/
, /əˈsəʊsɪət/
American English: /əˈsoʊʃiət/

transitive verb

British English: /əˈsəʊʃɪeɪt/
, /əˈsəʊsɪeɪt/
American English: /əˈsoʊsiˌeɪt/
, /əˈsoʊʃiˌeɪt/
  • 1 (connect in thought, imagination) to associate X with Y
    associer X à Y
    these symptoms are associated with old age
    ces symptômes sont associés à la vieillesse
    I associate him with Communism
    je l'associe au communisme
  • 2 (be involved in) See examples: to be associated with
    (person) (movement, group)
    [pejorative] (shady business)
    I don't want to be associated with such a dishonest plan
    je ne souhaite pas être mêlé à un projet si malhonnête

intransitive verb

British English: /əˈsəʊʃɪeɪt/
, /əˈsəʊsɪeɪt/
American English: /əˈsoʊsiˌeɪt/
, /əˈsoʊʃiˌeɪt/
  • to associate with somebody
    fréquenter quelqu'un

also: associated past participle adjective

  • 2 (connected)
    (member)
    (benefits, expenses)
    the department and its associated services and committees
    le département et les services et comités adjoints
    the plan and its associated issues/problems
    le projet et les questions/problèmes qui en découlent

reflexive verb

British English: /əˈsəʊʃɪeɪt/
, /əˈsəʊsɪeɪt/
American English: /əˈsoʊsiˌeɪt/
, /əˈsoʊʃiˌeɪt/

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