re-affiliation

affiliation

[uh-fil-ee-ey-shuhn]
noun
the act of affiliating; state of being affiliated or associated.

Origin:
1745–55; < Medieval Latin affīliātiōn- (stem of affīliātiō adoption); see affiliate, -ion

interaffiliation, noun
nonaffiliation, noun
preaffiliation, noun
reaffiliation, noun
superaffiliation, noun
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affiliation
1751, "adoption," from Fr. affiliation, from M.L. affiliationem (nom. affiliatio), from L. affiliatus, pp. of affiliare "to adopt a son," from L. ad- "to" + filius "son" (see filial). Fig. sense of "adoption by a society, of branches" first recorded 1799 (affiliate in this sense is from 1761).
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