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associate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishassociateas‧so‧ci‧ate1 /əˈsəʊʃieɪt, əˈsəʊsi- $ əˈsoʊ-/ ●●○ S3 W2 verb  1 [transitive]CONNECTED WITH to make a connection in your mind between one thing or person and anotherassociate somebody/something with something I don’t associate him with energetic sports.2 be associated (with somebody/something)3 associate with somebody→ See Verb table
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associateShoppers tend to associate certain brand names with high quality.Chronic alcoholic patients may have normal, enhanced, or diminished acid secretory capacity; hypochlorhydria being associated histologically with atrophic gastritis.People associate the old days with good times, and seem to forget the hardship they endured.I've always associated the smell of paint and my first grade art class.By using metaphors and similes you allow the readers to associate their own experiences, memories, or connotations.The induction of ventricular arrhythmias was associated with a 21% mortality against 4% in the negative group.In this case an increase in gross output will be associated with an increase in both scale and diversity.Most human infections are associated with exposure to aquatic environments or to recent consumption of seafood.These two words in combination and individually were also associated with other part numbers.The Turners had long been associated with the ironmongery trade in Dublin.However, there are two costs associated with trade credit.associate somebody/something with somethingAds try to associate drinking with fun.
associateas‧so‧ci‧ate2 /əˈsəʊʃiət, əˈsəʊsi- $ əˈsoʊ-/ ●●○ noun [countable]  WORKERsomeone who you work or do business with syn colleague one of his business associates
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associateThe media were also out in force, although not with the blessing of the Thompson family or their friends and associates.Friends and associates describe Starr, the son of a Baptist minister, as a man of deep religious convictions.So why do so many of his own White House associates speak of him in tones of regret?They also decided to focus most on mid-level associates and young partners.a sales associateShe was the daughter of the establishment poetess, Yekaterina Sheveleva, a long-time associate of Yuri Andropov.
associateassociate3 adjective   associate member/director/head etc
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associateTwice a year the associate members' foreign ministers meet those of the Community, and senior officials see each other more often.If you prefer the idea of studying a single course as an associate student, tick box OO91.
From Longman Business Dictionaryassociateas‧so‧ci‧ate1 /əˈsəʊʃiət, əˈsəʊsi-əˈsoʊ-/ noun [countable]1someone who you work with or do business withHe manipulated government funds to benefit himself and his associates.I was recently contacted by a former business associate.2a member of an organization who has some but not all the rights of a full membera senior research associate of the Family and Work Instituteassociateassociate2 adjective1associate memberORGANIZATIONS someone who is a member of an organization and has some but not all of the rights that full members haveThe country has applied for associate membership of the EU.2associate editor/producer/publisher etcJOB someone whose job is closely connected to that of someone else and who shares responsibility or authority with themassociate curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Verb table
associate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyassociate
he, she, itassociates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyassociated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave associated
he, she, ithas associated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad associated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill associate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have associated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam associating
he, she, itis associating
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you, we, theyare associating
Past
I, he, she, itwas associating
you, we, theywere associating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been associating
he, she, ithas been associating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been associating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be associating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been associating
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