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consociate

[adj., n. kuh n-soh-shee-it, -eyt, -see-; v. kuh n-soh-shee-eyt, -see-] /adj., n. kənˈsoʊ ʃi ɪt, -ˌeɪt, -si-; v. kənˈsoʊ ʃiˌeɪt, -si-/
adjective, noun, verb (used without object), consociated, consociating.
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Origin
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English (adj.) < Latin consociātus (past participle of consociāre to bring into partnership), equivalent to con- con- + soci(us) fellow, partner + -ātus -ate1
Related forms
unconsociated, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for unconsociated

consociate

verb (kənˈsəʊʃɪˌeɪt)
1.
to enter into or bring into friendly association
adjective (kənˈsəʊʃɪɪt; -ˌeɪt)
2.
associated or united
noun (kənˈsəʊʃɪɪt; -ˌeɪt)
3.
an associate or partner
Derived Forms
consociation, noun
Word Origin
C16: from Latin consociāre, from socius partner
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