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Association

A word used to designate an organization, whether it is for-profit or non-profit. Some states list "association" as one of the acceptable names designating a corporation.
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That this Association has heard read, with feelings of unmingled satisfaction, and unqualified approval, the paper communicated by Samuel Pickwick, Esq.
As this government is composed of small republics, it enjoys the internal happiness of each; and with respect to its external situation, it is possessed, by means of the association, of all the advantages of large monarchies.
It ended in the ruin of most of the partners of the Northwest Company; and the merging of the relics of that establishment, in 1821, in the rival association.
Are you of the number of those to whom such associations give no pleasure?
The employers' associations, that had helped the captains of industry to tear and rend labor, were now torn and rent by their quondam allies.
This elusive quality it is, which causes the thought of whiteness, when divorced from more kindly associations, and coupled with any object terrible in itself, to heighten that terror to the furthest bounds.
I do not think," said Doctor Manette with the firmness of self-conviction, "that anything but the one train of association would renew it.
The member of the association who would bind a paperbox maiden to his conquering chariot scorned to employ Beau Brumme1 airs.
And so we're founding a locksmiths' association, where all the production and profit and the chief instruments of production will be in common.
As the Mackinaw Company still continued its rivalry, and as the fur trade would not advantageously admit of competition, he made a new arrangement in 1811, by which, in conjunction with certain partners of the Northwest Company, and other persons engaged in the fur trade, he bought out the Mackinaw Company, and merged that and the American Fur Company into a new association, to be called the "Southwest Company.
What other association besides the association with Dexter did I connect with the corridor?
There is no essential distinction between association and habit, and the observations which we made concerning habit as a mnemic phenomenon are equally applicable to association.

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