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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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The scale comprises 32 items to assess four styles of humor (eight items for each style): affiliative (e.g., "I do not have to work very hard at making other people laugh," "I seem to be a naturally humorous person"); self-enhancing (e.g., "If I am feeling depressed, I can usually cheer myself up with humor"); aggressive (e.g., "If someone makes a mistake, I will often tease them about it"); and self-defeating humor (e.g., "I often try to make people like or accept me more by saying something funny about my own weaknesses, blunders, or faults").
Here, we have another case in which affiliative measures,
In both contexts, children's and teachers' language was often for affiliative purposes--the small-group settings required children to use language to get along with others in the co-creation of play narratives or texts.
Self-defeating and affiliative humour are similar - both improve relationships.
One of the first reports in this regard indicated that centrally administered OT induced affiliative behavior and facilitated bonds in female prairie voles [22].
In short, Uris has used literary forms to frame the transformation of the affiliative project of Zionism into the filiative state.
In contrast, males have more work-related problems, rather than affiliative life events.
In a prior investigation of adolescents' responses to ambiguous teases (Barnett, Nichols, Sonnentag, & Wadian, 2013), participants rated their experiences with antisocial (i.e., mean and hurtful; labeled Type 1) and prosocial (i.e., friendly and affiliative; labeled Type 2) teases as well as their general attitudes toward teases.
[7] Reimer turns to a myriad of examples of texts such as Michael Bedard's Redwork and Tim Wynne jones's The Maestro to argue that, in Canadian children's literature, the true work of growing up entails the formation of affiliative bonds.
Among captive belugas and bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus, ethograms for social behavior have been successfully developed and applied to link descriptive behavioral events with social (e.g., affiliative, sexual) relationships (Ostman, 1991; Recchia (3)).
The positive categories include self-enhancing and affiliative humor styles and the negative categories include self-defeating and aggressive humor styles.
First up an 'affiliative' sense of humour means light teasing and joking to build relationships.