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affiliate (someone or something) to (someone or something)

To link or connect certain people or things. Please don't affiliate yourself to those other troublemakers in your class.
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affiliate (someone or something) with (someone or something)

To link or connect certain people or things. Please don't affiliate yourself with those other troublemakers in your class. I'm sorry, but our practice isn't affiliated with that program anymore.
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(someone or something) to someone or something and affiliate (someone or something) with someone or something to cause a person or thing to be associated with some other person or thing. He did not want to affiliate his club to the other clubs. We tried to affiliate John with other people who shared his interests.

affiliate with

1. To cause someone or something to associate or cooperate with someone or something: The badges that the scouts wear affiliate them with different troops. The medical school is affiliated with the university.
2. To associate or cooperate with someone or something: This medical school affiliates with the large university.
3. To associate someone with something or someone as a subordinate, employee, or member. Used reflexively: After she finished law school, she affiliated herself with a good law firm.
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Income and gains arising from dispositions of excluded property other than foreign affiliate shares to specified purchasers will be suspended (not included in exempt or taxable earnings of an affiliate) until the property is no longer owned by the specified purchaser or the purchaser ceases to meet the definition of specified purchaser.
In addition to requiring that the transaction be on market terms, section 23B specifically prohibits a bank from purchasing any security for which a section 20 affiliate is a principal underwriter during the existence of the underwriting or selling syndicate unless such a purchase has been approved by a majority of the bank's board of directors who are not officers of any bank or any affiliate.
Referrals to the affiliate typically take one of two forms.
Informal discussions with Finance officials suggest that this rule is likely to be modified to exempt dispositions of shares of another affiliate provided that the disposition is subject to tax in the holding company's jurisdiction.
In some cases, the control test in subsection 95(1) will impose the higher reporting burden on Canadian taxpayers even where no one Canadian taxpayer-shareholder or group of Canadian taxpayer-shareholders can actually or legally compel the foreign affiliate to supply the requisite information.
Form T1134 and the draft reporting requirements seemingly require a Canadian taxpayer to report separately every asset disposition by a foreign affiliate that gives rise to capital gains, regardless whether the gain arises from excluded or non-excluded property.
The requirement that the income be from either the only or principal business of an affiliate in order to qualify for the investment business exceptions will discourage multinational groups from reducing the number of foreign affiliates, despite the groups' desires to right-size corporate structures and reduce substantial administrative costs.