from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The relationship resulting from affiliating one thing with another.
- n. A club, society or umbrella organisation so formed, especially a trade union.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Adoption; association or reception as a member in or of the same family or society.
- n. The establishment or ascertaining of parentage; the assignment of a child, as a bastard, to its father; filiation.
- n. Connection in the way of descent.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Adoption; association in the same family or society; hence, consanguinity or kinship of feeling or character.
- n. Association in general; relation; connection; friendship; alliance.
- n. In law, the act of imputing or of determining the paternity of a child, and the fixing upon the father the obligation to provide for its maintenance.
- n. The fathering of a thing upon any one; the assignment of anything to its origin; connection by way of derivation or descent: with upon.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of becoming formally connected or joined
- n. a social or business relationship
The label affiliation has been creatively advantageous; through Lost Highway he has met various collaborators, including several of the songwriters who share credits on "Pass It Around."
With Skeletons, set for release in the first quarter of 2010, Hawthorne Heights has moved on, aided in part by a new label affiliation, Wind-Up Records, home of Creed, Seether and Evanescence.
But for someone who was state AG just a year ago, I doubt his affiliation is forgotten.
Given his status and having been rather easily elected initially, before the picadillos came out and he was forced to resign, so his party affiliation is rather well known to the readers of both newspapers.
So for example in a state where race might be a protected criteria but political affiliation is not, it may be easier to deny service at a restaurant to, say, members of the Libertarian Party, than to deny service to members of the Black Panther party, or members of the Aryan Nations (because in both cases race is closely tied to the political affiliation).
Specter switched his political affiliation from the Republican to Democratic party in late April.
Where party affiliation is concerned, Latinos register as Democrats by significant margins -- traditionally two to one.
McKenna: Historically, the language of affiliation comes from the practice of outsourcing to subcontractor or subsidiary.
It doesn't matter where you live in the United States or what your political party affiliation is -- your voice on this issue as an American counts!
Specter, who recently switched his party affiliation, is a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and comes from a coal-producing state.