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associate

adjective [before noun]
 
 
/əˈsəʊsiət/
WORKPLACE used in some job titles where someone does the job described but does not have all the responsibilities of the main position: associate editor/director/lawyer
used to describe a person, country, company, etc. that is a member of an organization but does not have all the rights given to a normal member: The firm's application for associate membership of the FSA was approved.
associate member a member of an organization who does not have all the rights given to normal members: The board elected 18 foreign associate members who hold no voting rights.
Translations of “associate”
in Spanish asociado…
in French affilié…
in German assozliert…
in Chinese (Traditional) 副的, 準的, 非正式的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 副的, 准的, 非正式的…
(Definition of associate adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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