association association  /ə ˌsoʊ si ˈeɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) a formal organization of people or groups of people
  2. (n) the act of consorting with or joining with others
  3. (n) the state of being connected together as in memory or imagination
  4. (n) the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination
  5. (n) a social or business relationship
  6. (n) a relation resulting from interaction or dependence
  7. (n) (chemistry) any process of combination (especially in solution) that depends on relatively weak chemical bonding
  8. (n) (ecology) a group of organisms (plants and animals) that live together in a certain geographical region and constitute a community with a few dominant species


  1. When the board of trustees of the American Psychiatric Association makes a ruling, it is usually accepted as canon by the association's members.
  2. The Tannenbaum Company in association with Warner Bros.
  3. It lay on its side within view of Uday's first-floor offices in the soccer association.


  1. Board director has 'absolute' right to view association files

    A homeowners association manager who tells a board director he lacks the legal right to look at files kept at the manager's house is misinterpreting the law. Question: In my capacity as board director, I sent a certified letter to the association manager asking where our homeowners association files are kept. The letter notified him I intend to inspect the files and the premises because the ...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. National Association of Credit Management Releases Commercial Credit Reporting Fact Sheet to Support National Small ...

    The National Association of Credit Management (NACM) hopes to eliminate misconceptions and educate companies about commercial credit and commercial credit reports with the release of the free fact sheet "Commercial Credit Reporting: What Every Company Needs to Know." (PRWeb June 22, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 23, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Association for Home and Community Education fundraiser

    The Kendall County Association for Home and Community Education is taking reservations for its 15th annual Victorian Tea on Sunday, Sept. 15, at Cross Lutheran Church in Yorkville. The theme is “Diamonds and Lace.” “Diamonds” is for the 75th anniversary of the group in Kendall County, and “Lace” is for the fashion show. Door prizes and themed gift baskets will be given away. Call Beverly Scott ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Beacon News


  1. Goodell said "even if you did not place bets, as you contend, your actions in funding the betting and your association with illegal gambling both violate the terms of your NFL Player Contract and expose you to corrupting influences...... one of the...
    on Aug 25, 2007 By: Roger Goodell Source:

  2. "I would like to announce my plans to retire from the National Basketball Association," Iverson said in a statement released to Stephen A. Smith, who first announced Iverson's decision on his personal web site. "I always thought that when I...
    on Nov 25, 2009 By: Allen Iverson Source: Yahoo! Sports

  3. "We will help the national association and if it cannot be solved by consultation then the only thing we have is to suspend the federation," he added.
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Sepp Blatter Source: Independent Online

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