n (pl -ties)
- 1.1 c u (between ideas, people) afinidad (f) affinity
withsth afinidad conalgoaffinity forsb I feel no affinity for him no tengo ninguna afinidad con élMore example sentences
More example sentences1.2 u [Chem] afinidad (f)
- Some authors have suggested a close relationship between cycads and Lyginopteris, but most favor an affinity to Medullosan seed plants.
- It seems that the dualistic language has an innate affinity to directive speech acts (in a second-person perspective).
- The researcher suggested a close affinity to Tetraodontiformes, although this idea has not been generally accepted.
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- Across the continent there were marked continuities in physical characteristics and cultural features, and many linkages based on relations of kinship, affinity, exchange, and religion.
- Related to this notion of communal affinity is ‘social closure’.
- Peoples with no particular affinity toward each other are bound together in a state that was largely externally created and not the outcome of local political processes.
- Several of these results were based on measurements of binding affinities between specific residues in S4 and in the pore domain.
- In the context of the affinity of hemoglobin for oxygen there are four primary regulators, each of which has a negative impact.
- Besides the long-range interactions it makes with neighboring protease residues, the binding affinity of a peptide also depends on its own conformation.
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