affiliation order


Definition of affiliation order

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

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First Known Use of affiliation order

1832, in the meaning defined above

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“Affiliation order.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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