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consociate

[adjective, noun kuh n-soh-shee-it, -eyt, -see-; verb kuh n-soh-shee-eyt, -see-]
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adjective, noun, verb (used without object), con·so·ci·at·ed, con·so·ci·at·ing.
  1. associate.
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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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Historical Examples

  • Let us then try what the consociate, or universal family will produce.

    History of American Socialisms

    John Humphrey Noyes


British Dictionary definitions for consociate

consociate

verb (kənˈsəʊʃɪˌeɪt)
  1. to enter into or bring into friendly association
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adjective (kənˈsəʊʃɪɪt, -ˌeɪt)
  1. associated or united
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noun (kənˈsəʊʃɪɪt, -ˌeɪt)
  1. an associate or partner
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Derived Formsconsociation, noun

Word Origin

C16: from Latin consociāre, from socius partner
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