association

[ uh-soh-see-ey-shuhn, -shee- ]
/ əˌsoʊ siˈeɪ ʃən, -ʃi- /

noun

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Origin of association

1525–35; (< Middle French) < Medieval Latin associātiōn- (stem of associātiō). See associate, -ion

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Example sentences from the Web for non-association

  • Soon all the laughers that were left were the owners and crews of boats that had two non-association pilots.

    Life On The Mississippi, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

British Dictionary definitions for non-association

association
/ (əˌsəʊsɪˈeɪʃən, -ʃɪ-) /

noun

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Medical definitions for non-association

association
[ ə-sō′sē-āshən, -shē- ]

n.

A connection of persons, things, or ideas by some common factor; union.
A functional connection of two ideas, events, or psychological phenomena established through learning or experience.
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Scientific definitions for non-association

association
[ ə-sō′sē-āshən, -shē- ]

A large number of organisms in a specific geographic area constituting a community with one or two dominant species.
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