Definition of associated in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˈsōsēˌādid/
Pronunciation: /əˈsōSHēˌādid/


1(Of a person or thing) connected with something else: two associated events
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  • Migrant workers often have to suffer being despised and laughed at and they are also associated with shabby clothes, vulgar behaviour and criminal activity.
  • However, these days he's more associated with New York's downtown scene, where he has become a key player since relocating there in the late 1970s.
  • One would expect that dragonflies are already flagship species of wetlands and freshwater, with which they are closely associated.
1.1(Of a company) connected or amalgamated with another company or companies.
Example sentences
  • Thirdly, about 75 per cent of the firm's deposits were maintained by its shareholders and by its subsidiary and associated companies.
  • These include associated companies' relief and relief for reconstructions or amalgamations of companies.
  • In some cases this is not that obvious, because they use an associated company with a different name to market the products.
1.2 Chemistry (Of liquids) in which the molecules are held together by hydrogen bonding or other weak interaction.
Example sentences
  • Their simulations suggest that the more flexible structures have fewer associated water molecules and counterions.
  • Accordingly we distinguish between permanently internal and temporarily associated water molecules.
  • In phospholipid membranes these loosely associated water molecules are in fast exchange with the bulk water phase.

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Syllabification: as·so·ci·at·ed

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