Meaning of “affiliation” in the English Dictionary

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"affiliation" in British English

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affiliationnoun [ C or U ]

uk /əˌfɪl.iˈeɪ.ʃən/ us /əˌfɪl.iˈeɪ.ʃən/

a connection with a political party or religion, or with a larger organization:

The group has affiliations with several organizations abroad.
Their lack of affiliation to any particular bank allows them to give objective financial advice.
political affiliations

(Definition of “affiliation” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"affiliation" in Business English

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affiliationnoun [ U ]

uk /əˌfɪliˈeɪʃən/ us

the relationship between two companies that are officially connected to each other:

And that's exactly what's behind our new affiliation: growing the business.

(Definition of “affiliation” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)