01. Our university is now [affiliated] with a number of post-secondary institutions overseas.
02. In 1971, Canada had 68 universities, 16 of which were [affiliated] with another Canadian university.
03. A recent study suggests that people with formal religious [affiliation] are more anxious than others.
04. [Affiliation] with religious groups has been widespread in this country since its founding.
05. Many of the country's labor unions are [affiliated] with the left-wing political party.
06. A study of those who claimed they had no religion found that one third had relinquished their [unaffiliated] status within ten years.
07. A study of people who were formerly non-religious but later [reaffiliated] found that is was done out of the need for rites of passage for events such as marriage, baptism of children, or death.
08. We support this charitable organization because it is not [affiliated] with any religious group.
09. The Esso gas stations in Canada are simply foreign [affiliates] of the Exxon Corporation.
10. Matt has been signed as an [affiliate] to a hockey team here in the city but has only played a couple of games as of yet.
11. Our Seattle company has [affiliates] in Denver, Chicago and Los Angeles.
12. This charity is an entirely non-profit, voluntary organization and is not [affiliated] with any government agency or business enterprise.
13. I don't want to be [affiliated] with that group in any way. I totally disagree with their entire way of doing things.
14. Paul Fussell once stated, "Americans are the only people in the world known to me whose status anxiety prompts them to advertise their college and university [affiliations] in the rear window of their automobiles."
15. He told her their families had a loose business [affiliation]. It was true enough; they were both Mafia.

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