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be associated (with somebody/something)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe associated (with somebody/something)be associated (with somebody/something)a) to be related to a particular subject, activity etc problems associated with cancer treatment b) (also associate yourself with somebody/something) to show that you support someone or something He did not associate himself with the pro-democracy movement.RegisterIn everyday English, people usually say something comes with or goes with something rather than is associated with it:There are some problems that go with this way of doing things. associate
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be associated (with somebody/something)How did the colors red and green become associated with Christmas?For many people, ageing is associated with a decline in emotional well-being.These entrepreneurs need to boost their own self-confidence and to feel that their business is associated with a successful enterprise.Otoscopic and tympanometric improvement are shown to be associated with improvements in mean hearing thresholds.The objects come in various shapes and usually, though not always, seem to be associated with nearby star.Therefore, the detection of turbidity is associated with the presence of hemoglobin S. 219.These are associated with the two Killing vectors, and with the internal symmetries of the Ernst equation.Giant migrating contractions are associated with transit of market over larger distances in a distal direction.The experimental jays should learn that the colour pattern is associated with unpalatable food; the control jays should not.
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