affiliate affiliate  /ə ˈfɪ li ˌeɪt/


  1. (n) a subsidiary or subordinate organization that is affiliated with another organization
  2. (n) a subordinate or subsidiary associate; a person who is affiliated with another or with an organization
  3. (v) keep company with; hang out with
  4. (v) join in an affiliation


Derived Word(s)


  1. The job didn't last long, but within a few months, Henson was back on TV, puppeteering for another station, the local NBC affiliate.
  2. NBC Miami affiliate WCKT had a similar experience recently when Barbara Walters Visits the Royal Lovers pre-empted The Doctors and Days of Our Lives.
  3. Other chains include Doubleday stores, an affiliate of the publishing house, and Brentano's, an affiliate of Macmillan.


  1. Twins minor league affiliate in Fla. bus accident

    A charter bus transporting minor league baseball players from the Elizabethton Twins, a Minnesota Twins affiliate, was involved in a fatal crash that killed a wrong-way driver outside of Jacksonville, Fla. on Tuesday morning.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: FOX 9 News Twin Cities

  2. Rakuten LinkShare Study on Global Affiliate Marketing Uncovers Key Findings for Online Advertisers Expanding Overseas

    Rakuten LinkShare today announced the results from a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on selling globally through the affiliate channel. The study, “Key Trends
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Analyst: Al Qaeda affiliate in Syria now best-equipped of the group

    Al Qaeda's affiliate inside Syria is now the best-equipped arm of the terror group in existence today, according to informal assessments by U.S. and Middle East intelligence agencies, a private sector analyst directly familiar with the information told CNN.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: CNN


  1. "We know that he traveled to Yemen," Obama said in his weekly video address. "It appears that he joined an affiliate of Al-Qaeda, and that this group, Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, trained him, equipped him with those explosives and...
    on Jan 1, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

  2. ...David Petraeus, the senior American commander in Iraq, told The Army Times newspaper in an interview Friday night that US forces were focusing on an insurgent who is "sort of an affiliate of Al Qaeda."
    on May 20, 2007 By: David Petraeus Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "This is exactly where I want to be, doing what I was born to do, with an amazing audience and phenomenal support from affiliate stations and sponsors," Limbaugh said in a statement. "I'm having more fun than a human being should be allowed...
    on Jul 2, 2008 By: Rush Limbaugh Source: ABC News

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