|To belong to such-and-such a department. “Hi! I’m Ross Henderson, from Marketing!” PPP
|To be affiliated with such-and-such an organization. The library is affiliated with the university. The catholic elementary school is affiliated with the neighboring catholic high school.
|It’s pronounced the same as 附属 and looks almost identical, but the meaning is very different:to be physically attached or part of a set. The bolts and nuts that come with an Ikea table.