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Affiliation vs Alliance

akp6104akp6104 Posts: 3
Hello,
I'm new here. I'm Ayu from Indonesia.
I've been wondering about the difference between the word affiliation and alliance. I'm so confused in using both in conversation. I really hope you guys can help.
Thank you, have a nice day,
Ayu

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  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 29,747 mod
    Have you tried looking at google to check the difference @akp6104?

    http://wikidiff.com/alliance/affiliation
  • akp6104akp6104 Posts: 3
    mheredge said:

    Have you tried looking at google to check the difference @akp6104?

    http://wikidiff.com/alliance/affiliation

    I have, but idk if my understanding is quite correct. So, when some organizations are get together in a joint-project, is it affiliation? They're allied to get in an affiliation?? Is it correct to say it that way?
  • LynneLynne Teach HomePosts: 9,747 mod
    Two organisations entering into a project together is a joint-venture.

    So, you could say, "They are working together on a joint-venture".

    If they routinely work together you could say they are affiliated. This is often used to describe a commercial link between companies and universities, or hospitals.
  • akp6104akp6104 Posts: 3
    > @Lynne said:
    > Two organisations entering into a project together is a joint-venture.
    >
    > So, you could say, "They are working together on a joint-venture".
    >
    > If they routinely work together you could say they are affiliated. This is often used to describe a commercial link between companies and universities, or hospitals.

    Hi Lynne, thanks for your explanation :)) it's really helpful. if there are more than two org are working on together, do you still call it as joint-venture?
    Btw Lynne, I saw your thread on the new members and I'd like to comment too since I'm new here, but don't know how..
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