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Affiliate

Relationship between two companies when one company owns substantial interest, but less than a majority of the voting stock of another company, or when two companies are both subsidiaries of a third company. See: Subsidiaries, parent company.

Affiliate

1. A company that owns a minority interest in another company. This gives the first company a degree of control over the second, but not enough to make it a full-fledged subsidiary.

2. One of two companies that have a structural relationship with each other. For example, both companies may be subsidiaries of the same parent company.

affiliate

An organization that is related to another organization through some type of control or ownership. For example, a U.S.-based company may have a foreign affiliate that handles overseas sales.
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He said the UHS could not produce satisfactory results for its affiliated institutions and the students wanted resumption of the affiliation with PU.
Affiliation has already been granted to those state units who have completed the necessary formalities.
An affiliation also helps to ensure that its members comply with various provisions of the code.
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Possibilities for academic affiliation have typically been registered as bonds to specific academic disciplines or to the exemplary figures we try to emulate on the path to advancement in relatively self-regulating fields of expertise.
The proposed affiliation request, which would ask for more autonomy, responsibility and authority from the national organization, may be ready for presentation as early as October, when the board of directors holds its next meeting during the 2002 International Pool & Spa Expo in Dallas.
The petition, the group's charter, and its bylaws are then reviewed by the NEHA board of directors, which must approve the request for affiliation.
Affiliation Codes are based on a Group (g), Pooling (p) or Reinsurance (r) affiliation with other insurers.
Grubb & Ellis Company, announced that it has entered into an affiliation with West Shell Commercial in Cincinnati, Ohio.