associate

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USAGE NOTE
The verb is often used in the passive voice in sense 2).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to connect in one's mind)
a. asociar
Many people associate this country with drug trafficking.Mucha gente asocia este país con el narcotráfico.
b. relacionar
I want my students to associate these concepts with real life.Quiero que mis alumnos relacionen estos conceptos con la vida real.
2. (to connect)
a. asociar
It has been proven that depression is associated with an increased risk of stroke.Se ha demostrado que la depresión lleva asociado un mayor riesgo de derrame cerebral.
b. vincular
For years now, she's been associated with the organization.Lleva ya años vinculada a la organización.
c. tener que ver
I'm not associated with those people.Yo no tengo nada que ver con esa gente.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (to mix)
a. relacionarse
Although she's not an artist herself, she's always associated with lots of painters and sculptors.A pesar de no ser una artista, siempre se ha relacionado con muchos pintores y escultores.
b. tener tratos con
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
In Chicago, he associated with some of the most wanted criminals of the day.En Chicago, tuvo tratos con algunos de los criminales más buscados de la época.
4. (to form a partnership)
a. asociarse
Mark is associating with a foreign investor to expand his business.Mark se va a asociar con un inversionista extranjero para expandir su negocio.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
5. (partner in business)
a. el asociado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la asociada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I'm having some disagreements with my associate.Mi asociado y yo estamos teniendo algunos desacuerdos.
b. el socio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la socia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
We have been associates in this business since 1990.Hemos sido socios en este negocio desde 1990.
6. (coworker)
a. el colega
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la colega
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Claudia and her associates are working on a new project.Claudia y sus colegas están trabajando en un proyecto nuevo.
7. (member of a professional body)
a. el colegiado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la colegiada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
As an associate, you must abide by our professional code of conduct.Como colegiado, usted debe atenerse a nuestro código de conducta profesional.
8. (not full member)
a. el miembro no numerario
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la miembra no numeraria
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
All our associates can now apply for full membership.Todos nuestros miembros no numerarios pueden solicitar ahora la membresía de pleno derecho.
9. (accomplice)
a. el cómplice
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la cómplice
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
She and her associate were captured by the police.Ella y su cómplice fueron capturados por la policía.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
10. (being a partner in business)
a. asociado
This is an associate company of a big corporation.Se trata de una empresa asociada a una gran corporación.
11. (not full)
a. no numerario (member)
Associate members of the organization don't have a vote.Los miembros no numerarios de la organización no tienen voto.
12. (holding a subordinate position)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. adjunto (professor or director)
Kate got a position as an associate professor after finishing her PhD.Kate obtuvo un puesto como profesora adjunta al terminar su doctorado.
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associate
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (in business)
a. el socio(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la socio(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (in crime)
a. el cómplice
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
la cómplice
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (company)
a. asociado(a)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (mentally)
a. asociar
to be associated withestar asociado(a) or relacionado(a) con
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
5. (general)
a.
to associate with somebodyfrecuentar a or tratar con alguien
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associate
adjective
[əˈsəʊʃɪɪt] [+company] asociado
noun
[əˈsəʊʃɪɪt] (colleague) colega (m); (in crime) cómplice (m);(also associate member) [of society] miembro (m) no numerarioanumeraria;a numeraria [of professional body] colegiadoacolegiada (m) (f);a colegiada [of learned body] miembro (m) correspondiente
all were welcome - members, associates, or public
Fred Bloggs and Associates Fred Bloggs y Asociados
transitive verb
[əˈsəuʃɪeɪt]
1 (mentally) [+ideas, things, people] asociar; relacionar
to associate one thing with another asociar or relacionar una cosa con otra; I always associate you with Barcelona siempre te asocio or relaciono con Barcelona
The smoking of pipes is often associated with oldfashioned `masculine" values. Dignity is the quality which I associate mostly with her... Daintry didn't associate his daughter with childlike tenderness... most people associate progress with the future many people associate hippies with marijuana
2 (affiliate, connect) vincular; asociar
to be associated with sth/sb: high blood pressure is associated with heart disease se vincula or asocia la tensión alta con las enfermedades coronarias; he was associated with the communist party estaba vinculado or asociado con el partido comunista
was he associated with that scandal?
it is a privilege to be associated with her es un privilegio estar relacionado con ella
to be associated with a plot to associate [o.s.] with sth she had associated herself with the left for years
I don't wish to be associated or to associate myself with it/him no quiero tener nada que ver con ello/él
he refused to associate himself with the decision I should like to associate myself with what has been said
intransitive verb
[əˈsəuʃɪeɪt]
to associate with sb relacionarse con algn; tratar con algn
She spent her adolescence associating with criminals... She knew her father wouldn't dare to stop her associating with her friends.
modifier
[əˈsəʊʃɪɪt]
associate director (n) subdirectorasubdirectora (m) (f);a subdirectora directoradirectora (m) (f) adjuntoaadjunta;a directora a adjunta
associate judge (n) juez (m) asesoraasesora;a asesora
Associate Justice (n) (US) juez (m) asociadoaasociada;a asociada
associate member (n) [of society] miembro (m) no numerarioanumeraria;a numeraria
Sark is an associate member of the European Union Some 176 nations are now either full or associate members of the ITF the automobile organization provides free services for its members, and for associate members
[of professional body] colegiadoacolegiada (m) (f);a colegiada [of learned body] miembro (m) correspondiente
associate producer (n) (TV) (Cine) productoraproductora (m) (f) asociadoaasociada;a productora a asociada
associate professor (n) (US) profesoraprofesora (m) (f) adjuntoaadjunta;a profesora a adjunta
associate's degree (n) (US)
associate degree See culture box in entry associate.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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