af·​fil·​i·​at·​ed | \ -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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Synonyms & Antonyms for affiliated


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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Protesters aligned with Patriot Prayer and an affiliated group, the Proud Boys, met in a park at a rally organized by their group leader, Joey Gibson. Travis Fedschun, Fox News, "Antifa members in Berkeley smash windows of US Marine Corps recruiting office during protest," 6 Aug. 2018 Facing financial strain from its affiliated hospital, Howard University in 2016 leased a parcel of land to a Washington, D.C., developer to build luxury apartments on a site in that city that was previously used for student dorms. Melissa Korn, WSJ, "Land Holdings, Even Far From Campus, Lucrative for Some Colleges," 22 Jan. 2019 Nor are the networks’ hundreds of affiliated local stations required to air programs distributed by their network partners. Josh Dawsey, The Seattle Times, "Trump to make prime-time address, visit US-Mexico border amid shutdown stalemate," 7 Jan. 2019 Donald Trump disclosed Monday that his campaign and affiliated committees have raised at least $106 million — an enormous sum that exceeds what any of his predecessors amassed so early in their presidencies. Michelle Ye Hee Lee, The Seattle Times, "Trump reelection campaign has $100 million head start over Democrats," 16 Oct. 2018 Through May 29, the party and its affiliated super PAC have spent more than $4 million trying to help avert a shut out in those three districts, both by promoting the two candidates and hitting Republicans like Baugh. Emily Cadei, sacbee, "Democrats on edge in California congressional races," 1 June 2018 Pence’s loyal participation in the America First Policies events signals to deep-pocketed donors that the affiliated super PAC is the blessed vehicle for their money. Astead Herndon,, "Vice President Mike Pence finds refuge on the road," 23 Mar. 2018 Photo: Steve Remich for The Wall Street Journal To combat those feelings, New York City’s Department for the Aging steps up its mental-health programming in affiliated senior centers like the one in Sunnyside and about two dozen others. Melanie Grayce West, WSJ, "At Senior Centers, Holiday Cheer Is Targeted to Particular Age Issues," 9 Dec. 2018 The regional Burner community, whose events are officially sanctioned by the Burning Man organization at large, might not be well known to outsiders, but there are dozens of affiliated Burning Man events on multiple continents. Bridget Read, Vogue, "At Burning Man, #MeToo Is More Complicated Than You Think," 28 Aug. 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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a sum of money that is sent as a payment

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