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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Affiliation  \Af*fil`i*a"tion\,  n.  [F.  affiliation,  LL 
  affiliatio.] 
  1.  Adoption;  association  or  reception  as  a  member  in  or  of 
  the  same  family  or  society. 
 
  2.  (Law)  The  establishment  or  ascertaining  of  parentage;  the 
  assignment  of  a  child,  as  a  bastard,  to  its  father; 
  filiation. 
 
  3.  Connection  in  the  way  of  descent.  --H.  Spencer. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  affiliation 
  n  1:  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"  [syn:  {association},  {tie},  {tie-up}] 
  2:  the  act  of  becoming  formally  connected  or  joined:  "welcomed 
  the  affiliation  of  the  research  center  with  the 
  university" 




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