affiliation order

noun

British, law
: order of filiation
… this included public disclosure of court cases where single mothers took the father of their child to court to obtain an affiliation orderNorth Devon Journal, 16 Mar. 2006

Word History

First Known Use

1832, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of affiliation order was in 1832

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“Affiliation order.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/affiliation%20order. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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