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af·fil·i·ate • v. / əˈfilēˌāt/ [tr.] (usu. be affiliated with) officially attach or connect (a subsidiary group or a person) to an organization: the college is affiliated with the University of Wisconsin. ∎  [intr.] officially join or become attached to an organization: the membership of the National Writers Union voted to affiliate with the United Auto Workers. • n. / -it/ a person or organization officially attached to a larger body. DERIVATIVES: af·fil·i·a·tive / -ətiv; -ˌātiv/ adj.

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affiliate •labiate •irradiate, radiate •mediate • ideate • repudiate •palliate, retaliate •affiliate, ciliate, conciliate, humiliate •exfoliate, foliate •nucleate • permeate • delineate •calumniate • expiate •expatriate, repatriate •recreate • inebriate •aureate, excoriate •procreate •appropriate, expropriate, impropriate, misappropriate •infuriate, luxuriate •asphyxiate • nauseate •annunciate, enunciate •instantiate, substantiate, transubstantiate •differentiate, potentiate •expatiate, ingratiate, satiate •appreciate, depreciate •initiate, officiate, propitiate, vitiate •associate, dissociate, negotiate •excruciate • aviate •abbreviate, alleviate, deviate •obviate • exuviate • inchoate •actuate • perpetuate • effectuate •habituate • fluctuate • punctuate •graduate • individuate • menstruate •accentuate, eventuate •evacuate •evaluate, valuate •superannuate • infatuate •attenuate, extenuate •insinuate • situate

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affiliate XVIII. f. pp. stem of medL. affiliāre, f. AF- + filius son (see FILIAL); prob. after F. affilier; see -ATE3.
So affiliation XVIII. — F. — medL.