Meaning of ASSOCIATION in English

ASSOCIATION

transcription, транскрипция: [ əˌsəusɪˈeɪʃən ]

n. 1 a group of people organized for a joint purpose; a society. 2 the act or an instance of associating. 3 fellowship or companionship. 4 a mental connection between ideas. 5 Chem. a loose aggregation of molecules. 6 Ecol. a group of associated plants. øAssociation Football Brit. football played by sides of 11 with a round ball which may not be handled during play except by the goalkeepers. øøassociational adj. [F association or med.L associatio (as ASSOCIATE, -ATION)]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.