un affiliated


being in close formal or informal association; related: a letter sent to all affiliated clubs; a radio network and its affiliated local stations.

1785–95; affiliate + -ed2

nonaffiliated, adjective
unaffiliated, adjective
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Word Origin & History

1761, from L. affiliat-, pp. stem of affiliare "to adopt" (see affiliation). Outside legal use, always fig. The noun is attested from 1879.
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