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1 the state of having shared interests or efforts (as in social or business matters)
  • the public television station is producing the series in association with a foundation for the arts

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2 a group of persons formally joined together for some common interest
  • all associations meeting on town property must be registered with and approved by the registrar's office

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3 the fact or state of having something in common
  • what's the association between cat hair and my allergic reaction to certain proteins?

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The first known use of association was in 1535

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“Association.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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