- The state or process of affiliating or being affiliated: he had no particular affiliation, no close associates his political affiliationsMore example sentences
association with, connection with/to, alliance with/to, alignment with, link with/to, attachment to, tie with/to, relationship with/to, fellowship with, partnership with, coalition with, union with; amalgamation with, incorporation into, integration into, federation with, confederation with
- No trade unionism based on political affiliation or on communal lines should be allowed in the police force.
- I do not know the political affiliation of most of my colleagues.
- We, of course, accept that individual members of the taskforce are free from political affiliation.
late 18th century: from French, from medieval Latin affiliatio(n-), from the verb affiliare (see affiliate).