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affinity for

A passionate interest in or affection for something or someone. She must have an affinity for women with dark hair because her girlfriends are always brunettes. You can always find Lucy at the library—she has a real affinity for reading.

affinity for someone or something

a strong preference for something; a strong liking for something. Mary's affinity for classical music accounts for her large collection of recordings.
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Affinity partners actively market their products or services to CalCPA members.
Glennie agreed: "TEI's affinity relationship with RIA complements the Institute's other programs, including our networking opportunities, information exchanges, top-notch educational programs, and effective advocacy on a broad range of administrative and legislative issues.
Affinity Federal Credit Union will utilize this facility as a credit union bank, client service center and for general office space.
The Tax Court held that Peoples Bank's payment to the alumni association under the affinity card contract were for the use of valuable intangible property rights, not for services.
By assuming, in accordance with experimental results, that about eight mutations must occur before antibodies reach a local affinity peak, the researchers use the model to predict that the binding region of a model antibody is influenced on average by about 40 nearby amino acids.