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  • EN [ əˌsəʊsiˈeɪʃn]
  • US [ əˌsoʊsiˈeɪʃn]

English definition


  • 1. a formal organization of people or groups of people;

    • "he joined the Modern Language Association"
  • 2. the act of consorting with or joining with others;

    • "you cannot be convicted of criminal guilt by association"
  • 3. the state of being connected together as in memory or imagination;

    • "his association of his father with being beaten was too strong to break"
  • 4. a social or business relationship;

    • "a valuable financial affiliation"
    • "he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team"
    • "many close associations with England"
  • 5. the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination;

    • "conditioning is a form of learning by association"
  • 6. a relation resulting from interaction or dependence;

    • "flints were found in association with the prehistoric remains of the bear"
    • "the host is not always injured by association with a parasite"
  • 7. (chemistry) any process of combination (especially in solution) that depends on relatively weak chemical bonding

  • 8. (ecology) a group of organisms (plants and animals) that live together in a certain geographical region and constitute a community with a few dominant species

Example sentences

  • The association is under the auspices of Word Bank.

  • Our long association with your company has brought great benefits.

  • The Alumnae Association is my link to the school's present administration.

  • At the airport he read an address of welcome in behalf of the association.

  • They banded themselves into an association.

  • Recently he enrolled in the Chinese Medical Association.

  • The association is funded by an annual subvention from the government.

  • He had an illicit association with Jane.

  • The funds of the association shall comprise of members'subscriptions.

  • the National Basketball Association Championship

  • The local club has disaffiliated from the National Athletic Association.

  • Who is eligible to apply for membership of the association?

  • The four new stamps mark the 100th anniversary of the British Astronomical Association.

  • The support of our members is of great importance to the Association.

  • The association between the two companies stretches back thirty years.

  • The Lawn Tennis Association suspended Mr Castle from the British team.

  • All members of the association adhere to a strict code of practice.

  • The Association has put the event off until October.

  • The company is a fully bonded member of the Association of British Travel Agents.

  • We claimed a refund from the association, but they would not pay up.

  • The Government will not allow the staff association to affiliate with outside unions.

  • He was to remain active in the association, latterly as vice president, for the rest of his life.

  • He arbitrates between investors and members of the association.

  • The Association holds an annual reunion.

  • The Japanese Imperial family patronises the Japanese Art Association.

  • The Professional Cricketers' Association held its annual dinner in London.

Synonym discrimination

  • club, association, institute, league, union, society


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