◄ Association ►

1. (n.) The act of associating, or state of being associated; union; connection, whether of persons of things.

2. (n.) Mental connection, or that which is mentally linked or associated with a thing.

3. (n.) Union of persons in a company or society for some particular purpose; as, the American Association for the Advancement of Science; a benevolent association. Specifically, as among the Congregationalists, a society, consisting of a number of ministers, generally the pastors of neighboring churches, united for promoting the interests of religion and the harmony of the churches.

Anschluss British Cabinet Sanhedrin US Cabinet accompaniment accord accordance addition adjunct advisory body affairs affiliation affinity agglomeration aggregation agreement alignment alliance amalgamation approximation assemblage assembly assimilation association by contiguity association of ideas bench blend blending board body of advisers bond bonding borough council brain trust cabal cabinet cahoots camaraderie camarilla cartel centralization chain of thought chamber city council clang association closeness co-working coaction coadunation coalescence coalition cochairmanship coincidence collaboration colleagueship collectivity collegialism collegiality collusion combination combine combined effort combo common council community companionship company complicity composition comradeship concert concerted action concomitance concordance concourse concurrence condominium confederacy confederation conference confluence confraternity congeries conglomeration congress conjugation conjunction connectedness connection consilience consociation consolidation consortium consortship conspiracy consultative assembly contiguity contrariety contribution controlled association cooperation cooperative copartnership copartnery correspondence cotenancy council council fire council of ministers council of state council of war county council court current of thought dealings deduction deliberative assembly diet directory disjunction divan ecumenism embodiment encompassment engagement enosis federalization federation fellowship filiation flow of thought fraternalism fraternity fraternization free association freemasonry friendship fusion group guild having a part homology hookup identification inclusion incorporation inmost thoughts integration intercourse intimacy involvement joining joint chairmanship joint control joint ownership joint tenancy junction junta kitchen cabinet league legislature liaison link linkage linking marriage meld melding membership mental linking merger mutual attraction nearness negative transference organization package package deal pairing parasitism parish council partaking participation partnership positive transference privy council propinquity proximity rapport relatedness relation relations relationship saprophytism secret thoughts sharing similarity simultaneity social circle social class society sodality solidification sorority soviet staff stream of consciousness suffrage symbiosis sympathy synchronism syncretism syndicate syndication syneresis synergy synesthesia synod synthesis thoughts tie tie-in tie-up train of thought transference tribunal unification union united action voting wedding


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