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association

noun uk   /əˌsəʊ.siˈeɪ.ʃən/  us   /-ˌsoʊ-/

association noun (GROUP)

B2 [C, + sing/pl verb] a group of people who work together in a single organization for a particular purpose: The Football Association The British Medical Association is/are campaigning for a complete ban on tobacco advertising.
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association noun (INVOLVEMENT)

C1 [U] the fact of being involved with or connected to someone or something: her association with the university This event was organized in association with a local school. [C or U] a feeling or thought that relates to someone or something: The beach has positive associations for me as I used to spend my holidays there.
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Translations of “association”
in Korean 협회…
in Arabic رابِطة, اتِّحاد, جَمْعِيّة…
in Portuguese associação…
in Catalan associació…
in Japanese 協会…
in Italian associazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 團體, 協會, 社團…
in Russian ассоциация, связь…
in Turkish kuruluş, teşkilat, kurum…
in Chinese (Simplified) 团体, 协会, 社团…
in Polish stowarzyszenie, zrzeszenie, związek…
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