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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 association Helping and co-operating
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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