As much as our community bemoans intermarriage and affiliation rates, American Judaism has never been richer.
And authorities have accused suspects of an affiliation with al Qaeda in only 10 percent of their cases.
Meanwhile, the percentage of white Catholics continues to drop, and Jewish affiliation stagnates.
For voters 18-29, Democratic affiliation rose 13 percent points.
During his campaign, McDonnell downplayed his GOP affiliation—a move that helped him attract Democrats and independents in droves.
Her affiliation with the Occident is so much the more complete; but her Eastern origin is never in doubt.
What we note here is an affiliation in revolt between the artist and the masses.
We are attaining by degrees a certain number of facts relating to the affiliation of species.
In place of affiliation we realize a constant sense of repulsion.
And I nodded, recalling the affiliation between the two institutions at Cambridge.
1751, "adoption," from French affiliation, from Medieval Latin affiliationem (nominative affiliatio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin affiliare "to adopt a son," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + filius "son" (see filial). Figurative sense of "adoption by a society, of branches" first recorded 1799 (affiliate in this sense is from 1761).