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English definition of “association”

association

noun     /əˌsəʊsiˈeɪʃən/
ORGANIZATION [C] B2 an organization of people with the same interests or with a particular purpose: the Football AssociationSocieties, clubs and organizations
CONNECTION [C, U] a connection or relationship between two things or peopleConnecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixtures
in association with working together with: The event was organized in association with the Sports Council. → See also savings and loan associationHelping and co-operating
(Definition of association noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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