consociate

[ adjective, noun kuh n-soh-shee-it, -eyt, -see-; verb kuh n-soh-shee-eyt, -see- ]
/ adjective, noun kənˈsoʊ ʃi ɪt, -ˌeɪt, -si-; verb kənˈsoʊ ʃiˌeɪt, -si- /

adjective, noun, verb (used without object), con·so·ci·at·ed, con·so·ci·at·ing.

Origin of consociate

1425–75; late Middle English (adj.) < Latin consociātus (past participle of consociāre to bring into partnership), equivalent to con- con- + soci(us) fellow, partner + -ātus -ate1
Related formsun·con·so·ci·at·ed, adjective
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consociate


verb (kənˈsəʊʃɪˌeɪt)

to enter into or bring into friendly association

adjective (kənˈsəʊʃɪɪt, -ˌeɪt)

associated or united

noun (kənˈsəʊʃɪɪt, -ˌeɪt)

an associate or partner
Derived Formsconsociation, noun

Word Origin for consociate

C16: from Latin consociāre, from socius partner
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