Today, Barnard struggles to have a calling card beyond its location in New York and its affiliation with Columbia.
And authorities have accused suspects of an affiliation with al Qaeda in only 10 percent of their cases.
Stolz said that police believe the suspect acted alone but they will be investigating "any affiliation this gentleman had."
During his campaign, McDonnell downplayed his GOP affiliation—a move that helped him attract Democrats and independents in droves.
The identities of the two shooters at the Virgin Mary church are not known, nor is their affiliation.
Her affiliation with the Occident is so much the more complete; but her Eastern origin is never in doubt.
What we note here is an affiliation in revolt between the artist and the masses.
We are attaining by degrees a certain number of facts relating to the affiliation of species.
In place of affiliation we realize a constant sense of repulsion.
And I nodded, recalling the affiliation between the two institutions at Cambridge.
1751, "adoption," from French affiliation, from Medieval Latin affiliationem (nominative affiliatio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin affiliare "to adopt a son," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + filius "son" (see filial). Figurative sense of "adoption by a society, of branches" first recorded 1799 (affiliate in this sense is from 1761).