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associate with sb

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with associate   /əˈsəʊ.si.eɪt/ us    /-ˈsoʊ-/
C2 to spend time with a group of people, especially people who are disapproved of: I don't want my children associating with drug addicts and alcoholics.Creating alliances
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