Associated state



a nation with limited sovereignty, especially a former colony that now assumes responsibility for domestic affairs but continues to depend on the colonial ruler for defense and foreign policy.
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In the associated state, a certain altruism is, and must necessarily be, an advantage to each member of the community.
A Review of the Systems of Ethics Founded on the Theory of Evolution C. M. Williams

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    to connect or bring into relation, as thought, feeling, memory, etc.: Many people associate dark clouds with depression and gloom. to join as a companion, partner, or ally: to associate oneself with a cause. to unite; combine: coal associated with shale. to enter into union; unite. to keep company, as a friend, companion, or ally: […]

  • Associated movement

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  • Associated statehood

    noun the semi-independent political status of various former British colonies in the Caribbean from 1967 until each became an independent state in the British Commonwealth, by which Britain retained responsibility for defence and some aspects of foreign affairs. The associated states were Anguilla, Antigua, Dominica, Grenada, St Kitts-Nevis, St Lucia, and St Vincent and the […]

  • Associateship

    to connect or bring into relation, as thought, feeling, memory, etc.: Many people associate dark clouds with depression and gloom. to join as a companion, partner, or ally: to associate oneself with a cause. to unite; combine: coal associated with shale. to enter into union; unite. to keep company, as a friend, companion, or ally: […]



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