affiliate


affiliate
A business organization that shares some aspect of common ownership or control with another business organization. American Banker Glossary
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Relationship between two companies when one company owns substantial interest, but less than a majority of the voting stock of another company, or when two companies are both subsidiaries of a third company. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary
See: subsidiary, parent company. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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I. affiliate af‧fil‧i‧ate 1 [əˈfɪlit] noun [countable] ORGANIZATIONS
a small company or organization that is connected with or controlled by a larger one:

• Fuji Xerox Co., the Japanese affiliate of Xerox Corp

  [m0] II. affiliate af‧fi‧li‧ate 2 [əˈfɪlieɪt] verb [intransitive, transitive]
if a group or organization affiliates to or is affiliated to a larger one, it is connected with it or controlled by it:
affiliate to

• The company is affiliated to the giant Sumitomo group.

• Student associations almost all affiliate to the National Union of Students.

— affiliated adjective :

• a complicated network of affiliated companies

• Most local TV stations are affiliated with one of the major networks.

— affiliation noun [uncountable] :

• its affiliation to the industry federation

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   Two companies are affiliated when one owns less than a majority of the voting stock of the other or if both are subsidiaries of a third company.
   ► See also Associate, Subsidiary.

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affiliate UK US /əˈfɪliət/ noun [C]
an organization that is officially connected with or controlled by another, usually larger, organization: »

The study estimates that the school and its affiliates generate employment of 52,459 workers.

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The company has sold its affiliate marketing business.

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affiliate UK US /əˈfɪlieɪt/ verb [T, usually passive]
be affiliated with/to sth — Cf. be affiliated with/to sth

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • affiliate — af·fil·i·ate 1 /ə fi lē ˌāt/ vb at·ed, at·ing vt 1: to bring or receive into close association as a member or division 2: to join or associate as a member or division vi: to connect or associate oneself usu. used with with has jus …   Law dictionary

  • Affiliate — Af*fil i*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Affiliated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Affiliating}.] [LL. adfiliare, affiliare, to adopt as son; ad + filius son: cf. F. affilier.] 1. To adopt; to receive into a family as a son; hence, to bring or receive into close… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Affiliate — Af*fil i*ate, v. i. To connect or associate one s self; followed by with; as, they affiliate with no party. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • affiliate — Under Title 11 U.S.C. Section 101: (2) The term affiliate means (A) entity that directly or indirectly owns, controls, or holds with power to vote, 20 percent or more of the outstanding voting securities of the debtor, other than an entity that… …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • Affiliate —   [dt. »Geschäftspartner«], in der Werbung im Internet Bezeichnung für Website Besitzer, die gegen Bezahlung Links auf den Webauftritt eines Unternehmens in die eigene Homepage integrieren. Besonders E Commerce Firmen wie amazon.de betreiben… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • affiliate — [n] organization that is associated with another affil*, associate, branch, offshoot, partner, sibling; concept 381 affiliate [v] associate or be associated with a larger organization ally, amalgamate, annex, associate, band together, combine,… …   New thesaurus

  • Affiliate — (Partner ) Programme bieten Firmen die Möglichkeit, Partner eines großen Internetanbieters (beispielsweise amazon.com) zu werden und dessen Produkte auf der eigenen Website anzubieten und zu verkaufen. Für jeden erfolgreichen Verkauf erhält der… …   Online-Wörterbuch Deutsch-Lexikon

  • affiliate — ► VERB ▪ officially attach or connect to an organization. ► NOUN ▪ an affiliated person or organization. DERIVATIVES affiliation noun affiliative adjective. ORIGIN Latin affiliare adopt as a son …   English terms dictionary

  • affiliate — [ə fil′ē āt΄; ] for n., usually [, ə fil′ēit] vt. affiliated, affiliating [< ML affiliatus, pp. of affiliare, to adopt as a son < L ad , to + filius, son] 1. to take in as a member or branch 2. to connect or associate (oneself) with an… …   English World dictionary

  • affiliate — {{11}}affiliate (adj.) 1858, from AFFILIATE (Cf. affiliate) (v.). {{12}}affiliate (n.) 1846, from AFFILIATE (Cf. affiliate) (v.). {{12}}affiliate (v.) 1761, from L. affiliatus, pp. of affiliare to adopt (see AFFILIATION (Cf. affiliation)).… …   Etymology dictionary