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association

n. any group of people who have joined together for a particular purpose, ranging from social to business, and usually meant to be a continuing organization. It can be formal, with rules and/or by-laws, membership requirements and other trappings of an organization, or it can be a collection of people without structure. An association is not a legally-established corporation or a partnership. To make this distinction the term "unincorporated association" is often used, although technically redundant.

association

(Alliance), noun affiliation, coalition, combination, combine, company, confederation, corporation, coterie, guild, league, syndicate, union
Associated concepts: articles of association, bar associaaions, beneficial associations, convenant of associations, joint stock associations, mutual benefit associations, prooessional associations, unincorporated associations, volunnary associations

association

(Connection), noun bond, coadjuvancy, coalition, colleagueship, combination, conjunction, connectedness, consociation, copartnership, coworking, involvement, joint enterprise, link, linkage, participation, partnership, relatedness, relation, relationship, societas, working in concert
See also: adhesion, affiliation, assemblage, assembly, attribution, band, cartel, centralization, chain, coaction, coalescence, coalition, collection, collusion, committee, compact, company, comparison, complex, confederacy, conformity, congregation, conjunction, connection, connivance, consolidation, consortium, contribution, cooperative, corporation, denomination, development, enterprise, federation, firm, foundation, incorporation, institute, integration, kinship, league, loyalty, merger, nexus, organization, partnership, party, profession, propinquity, relation, relationship, relevance, society, sodality, syndicate, trust, union

association

a group of individuals who come together for certain purposes. It has no separate legal personality, unlike a limited company. It is often regulated by a constitution and rules and run by office bearers. Freedom of association is a HUMAN RIGHT.

ASSOCIATION. The act of a number of persons uniting together for some purpose; the persons so joined are also called an association. See Company.

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