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English definition of “affiliate”

affiliate

noun [C]     /əˈfɪliət/
an organization that is officially connected with or controlled by another, usually larger , organization : The study estimates that the school and its affiliates generate employment of 52,459 workers . The company has sold its affiliate marketing business .
(Definition of affiliate noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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