affiliate (n.)

  1. a subordinate or subsidiary associate; a person who is affiliated with another or with an organization

  2. a subsidiary or subordinate organization that is affiliated with another organization; network affiliates'

    affiliate (v.)

  1. keep company with; hang out with; He associates with strange people; She affiliates with her colleagues

    [ Syn: consort , associate , assort ]

  2. join in an affiliation; The two colleges affiliated; They affiliated with a national group'

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