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associate

noun [C]
 
 
/əˈsəʊsiət/
WORKPLACE a business partner, or someone that you work with: He considered the possibility of a buy-out of the company with the help of business associates. a former/close/senior associate
Associates [plural] ( written abbreviation Assoc) WORKPLACE used in the names of some companies that are run by a group of people: Brown & Associates Inc. are a Chicago-based investment firm.
a person who does a similar job to someone else but does not have all the responsibilities of the main position, or a member of an organization who does not have all the rights of a full member: Associates are entitled to use the facilities, but are not entitled to vote.
Translations of “associate”
in Korean 동료…
in Arabic زَميل…
in French affilié…
in Turkish işten tanıdık, bildik, iş arkadaşı…
in Italian socio, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 朋友, 同事, (生意)夥伴…
in Russian коллега…
in Polish współpracowni-k/czka…
in Spanish asociado…
in Portuguese sócio, -a, associado…
in German assozliert…
in Catalan soci, sòcia…
in Japanese 同僚, 仕事仲間…
in Chinese (Simplified) 朋友, 同事, (生意)伙伴…
(Definition of associate noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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