association

1. (noun) A formally organized group of people.

Example: American Sociological Association

2. (noun) In statistical analysis, the degree to which two or more variables are related.

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: associations
  • Sense 1:
  • Sense 2:
    • When no association is found between two or more variables are statistically independent.

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