af·​fil·​i·​at·​ed | \-lē-ˌā-təd \

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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akin, allied, kindred, related



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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

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Some do aerial photography or fly banners, but the overwhelming majority work at their aviation college or an affiliated institution as a flight instructor. Andrew Van Dam,, "Pilot-hungry airlines are raiding flight schools, creating a shortage of instructors to train the next generation," 21 May 2018 No wonder EMILY’s List is throwing money through an affiliated super PAC to run TV attacks in the Lehigh Valley. Maria Panaritis,, "Powerful EMILY's List is pouring big money into Pa. women Democrats running for Congress ahead of Tuesday's U.S. House primaries | Maria Panaritis," 9 May 2018 Wasisto said, identifying the militants as members of Jemaah Anshorut Daulah, an Islamic State group-affiliated network of about two dozen extremist groups that has been implicated in a number of attacks in Indonesia over the past year. Tuji Martuji, USA TODAY, "'Barbaric' Indonesia church bombings carried out by parents — and their four children," 13 May 2018 Sion, while affiliated with the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Mará Rose Williams, kansascity, "Sixteen years ago she was a graduate, now she's back to run Notre Dame de Sion | The Kansas City Star," 23 Apr. 2018 Southeast Anesthesiology and affiliated companies filed the lawsuit in March after Atrium in December hired Scope to be its new vendor. Deon Roberts, charlotteobserver, "The extent of anesthesiology layoffs at Atrium hospitals is detailed for first time," 3 July 2018 The game, available through Safeway, Albertsons and other affiliated markets, is giving away a total of $250 million in prizes through May 8, including homes, vacations and groceries. Michael Katz, idahostatesman, "That Albertsons Monopoly game you never win? Someone from Idaho won a $1 million prize | Idaho Statesman," 18 Apr. 2018 If Adidas sponsored that team as a means of keeping Langford in its sneakers, and helped steer him to Indiana University to help build its brand at an affiliated school, that’s free enterprise. Tim Sullivan, The Courier-Journal, "Adidas' relationship with AAU looks sketchy, but it's just free market," 17 May 2018 Mary Jane was a former long time member of Kensington Congregational Church and was recently a affiliated with First Lutheran Church in New Britain., "Mary Jane Fletcher," 13 July 2018

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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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