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as·so·ci·ate

(ă-sō'sē-ăt -āt),
1. Any item or person grouped with others by some common factor.
2. To accomplish association.
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associate

adjective Referring to a lesser status (e.g., associate professor, associate specialist).
noun Colleague, confrère.
verb
(1) Link, connect, relate, equate
(2) Mix, socialise, fraternise, hobnob, hang out
(3) Affiliate, connect, ally, team up.
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as·so·ci·ate

(ă-sō'sē-ăt, -āt)
1. Any item or person grouped with others by some common factor.
2. To form an association.
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