affiliated

adjective
af·​fil·​i·​at·​ed | \ ə-ˈfi-lē-ˌā-təd How to pronounce affiliated (audio) \

Definition of affiliated

: closely associated with another typically in a dependent or subordinate position the university and its affiliated medical school

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Examples of affiliated in a Sentence

costuming and set design are affiliated arts, both requiring research into the period of the play or film
Recent Examples on the Web Brogdon's management company bankrolled the Hope and Horseshoe Bend homes on an interim basis, expecting affiliated companies to receive the licenses and that expenses would be reimbursed. Arkansas Online, "Suit takes issue with state veto of licenses," 29 Dec. 2019 During the years covered by the audit, the report says, Purdue paid $4.1 billion to the Sacklers, $1.6 billion to their affiliated companies and $4.6 billion for taxes. BostonGlobe.com, "Purdue Pharma’s payments to the Sacklers soared during opioid crisis - The Boston Globe," 17 Dec. 2019 During the years covered by the audit, the report says, Purdue paid $4.1 billion to the Sacklers, $1.6 billion to their affiliated companies and $4.6 billion for taxes. BostonGlobe.com, "Purdue Pharma’s payments to the Sacklers soared during opioid crisis - The Boston Globe," 17 Dec. 2019 During the years covered by the audit, the report says, Purdue paid $4.1 billion to the Sacklers, $1.6 billion to their affiliated companies and $4.6 billion for taxes. Danny Hakim, New York Times, "Purdue Pharma Payments to Sackler Family Soared Amid Opioid Crisis," 16 Dec. 2019 Around the same time, Trade Park, an affiliated company also run by Pawar, began pushing for projects in more than a dozen African countries, documents show. NBC News, "Pipe dream: The African cannabis empire that never was," 5 Dec. 2019 Meanwhile, the Times reported, the NRA Foundation, the organization's affiliated charity, transferred more than $200 million to the NRA between 2000 and 2017. Allan Smith, NBC News, "New York attorney general intensifies investigation into the NRA," 10 Dec. 2019 One source also said high-level minor league teams, which generally have the best facilities and locations — such as Bowie — are likely to remain affiliated. Nathan Ruiz, baltimoresun.com, "Orioles could lose at least one of their current minor league affiliates in 2021 under preliminary MLB proposal," 24 Oct. 2019 Passed over for promotion, El Mencho teamed with his in-laws who ran an affiliated cartel and forged his own criminal organization in early 2011 — CJNG. Beth Warren, courier-journal.com, "A ruthless Mexican drug lord’s empire is devastating families with its grip on small-town USA," 25 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of affiliated

1767, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for affiliated

from past participle of affiliate entry 1

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The first known use of affiliated was in 1767

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11 Jan 2020

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“Affiliated.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/affiliated. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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