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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Around the time the current wave of lawsuits began building, sometime in 2017, the company hired a law firm to review structures of Purdue and the affiliated companies, according to some of the people familiar with the matter. Jared S. Hopkins, WSJ, "At Purdue Pharma, Business Slumps as Opioid Lawsuits Mount," 30 June 2019 Simple Health Plans and numerous affiliated companies have been shut down since Oct. 31, when the FTC secured a temporary restraining order and froze its assets. Ron Hurtibise,, "Victims will get opportunity to cancel ‘scam’ health insurance plans, judge rules," 14 June 2019 Kelly has taken leave as a UMMS board member, as chair of the Shock Trauma Board of Visitors and as chair of the board of the affiliated St. Joseph Medical Center. Kevin Rector,, "Who's who amid UMMS leadership shake-up, review after 'Healthy Holly' scandal," 7 June 2019 Mix of cash and tokens To be fair, there are Civil-affiliated reporters and editors who are seemingly happy with the current arrangement. Cyrus Farivar, Ars Technica, "Civil unrest: How a blockchain-based journalism startup bumbled its launch," 23 Dec. 2018 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

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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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