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Affiliate

affiliate vb

-at·ed
-at·ing
vt
1 : to bring or receive into close association as a member or division
2 : to join or associate as a member or division
vi
: to connect or associate oneself usually used with with [has just affiliated with the huge corporation]
af·fil·i·a·tion [ə-fi-lē-ā-shən]
n

[ə-fi-lē-ət] n : an affiliated person or organization
;specif
: a business entity effectively controlling or controlled by another or associated with others under common ownership or control compare parent , subsidiary



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.