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English definition of “affiliate”

affiliate

verb [T]     /əˈfɪl.i.eɪt/
to cause a group to become part of or form a close relationship with another, usually larger, group, or organization: a college affiliated to the University of London The school is affiliated with a national association of driving schools.Creating alliances
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