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association

Pronunciation: /əˌsəʊʃiˈeɪʃən; -siˈeɪʃən/

Translation of association in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (organization) asociación (feminine) trade o trading association asociación comercial
    Example sentences
    • Article 130 provides that ministers cannot form associations for political purposes or rally in favor of or against any candidate, political party or association.
    • Few in democratic societies dispute the right of citizens to come together in peaceful associations to pursue common purposes.
    • The visit concluded with a joint committee of both associations on Sunday morning.
    1.2 c and u (relationship) relación (feminine) freedom of association libertad (feminine) de asociación association with sb/sth relación con algn/algo in association with (as preposition/como preposición) en asociación con
    Example sentences
    • Planning has started, with steering committees being set up in each state in association with other professional and industry associations.
    • The council is organising similar events in association with residents' associations, at estates around the town.
    • In association with Avinashilingam University, it conducted a seminar on ‘Legal awareness and prime steps’ for the college students recently.
    1.3 c and u (mental link) asociación (feminine) association of ideas asociación de ideas what associations does the word have for you? ¿con qué asocias la palabra? I didn't make the association between the product and the company no asocié el producto con la compañía
    Example sentences
    • Well, this scent is not a smell that is detected with the nose; it is an information scent, based on our mental associations between concepts.
    • It's a good idea to make mental associations between their appearance and their name.
    • The music will also explore the associations between the church and the neighbouring Abbey, which was founded by Richard, Earl of Cornwall in the 13 th century.

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