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Translation of associate in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

/əˈsəʊʃieɪt; -sieɪt/
  • 1.1 (involve, connect) (usually passive/normalmente en voz pasiva) vincular she was associated with the movement estaba vinculada al movimiento he refused to be associated with the scheme no quiso tener nada que ver con el asunto
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 (link in mind) [concepts/phenomena] asociar, relacionar

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

/əˈsəʊʃieɪt; -sieɪt/
  • to associate (with sb) relacionarse (con algn)


/əˈsəʊʃiət; -siət/
  • 1.1 (in business, profession) colega (masculine and feminine) a business associate un asociado ( or socio etc) 1.2 (member of professional body) colegiado, (masculine, feminine) 1.3 (in US legal firm)[ abogado que aún no es socio de un bufete ]


/əˈsəʊʃiət; -siət/
  • (before noun/delante del nombre) [member] no numerario; [director/editor/professor] (American English/inglés norteamericano) adjunto

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