- being in close formal or informal association; related: a letter sent to all affiliated clubs; a radio network and its affiliated local stations.
Origin of affiliated
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Related Wordsindependent, neutral, nonaligned, uninvolved, unbiased, unaffiliated, self-employed, objective, fair, unattached, detached, equitable, indifferent, just, middle-of-the-road, unaffected, unprejudiced, free-wheeling, nondiscriminatory, unbigoted
Examples from the Web for unaffiliated
As it stands, Gallup and others have already been charting the growth in unaffiliated voters for decades.Hey, Boomers—Millennials Hate Your Partisan Crap
July 10, 2014
It said that the unaffiliated "are not uniformly hostile toward religious institutions."Hopes for Religion in 2014 Include Tolerance, More Women, Less Politics
December 22, 2013
These unaffiliated Americans now represent between 15 percent and 20 percent of the populace.Why Romney’s Mormonism Has Caused No Backlash Among GOP Faithful
October 29, 2012
“[T]he unaffiliated are about as likely as Christians to believe in reincarnation, astrology, or the evil eye,” the report says.Pew Report Finding More Americans Unaffiliated With Religion Is Bad News for GOP
October 10, 2012
The unaffiliated have jumped from 15% to 20% in just the past five years.Guess What's Really Reshaping America?
October 9, 2012
The union church is unaffiliated with any religious denomination.The Farmer and His Community
An unaffiliated Mason is one who is not connected by membership with any lodge.The Principles of Masonic Law
Albert G. Mackey
For the unaffiliated—by far the larger part of each class—the new club-house will be a Godsend.An American at Oxford
There was a fear of spies, and a number of unaffiliated Germans were arrested and interned.
Here also the principle of monopoly was strictly observed, no goods being shipped for unaffiliated merchants.
- not officially connected or associated with an organization
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