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member

noun [C]  /ˈmem·bər/ us  

member noun [C] (PERSON)

a person or thing that is part of a group: She’s a member of our team. The lion is a member of the cat family.

member noun [C] (BODY PART)

a part or organ of a body, such as an arm, leg, or lung
Translations of “member”
in Korean 구성원…
in Arabic عُضو…
in French membre…
in Turkish üye, aza…
in Italian membro, socio, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人, 成員,一分子, 會員…
in Russian член…
in Polish człon-ek/kini…
in Spanish miembro, socio, afiliado…
in Portuguese membro, sócio, -a…
in German das Mitglied…
in Catalan membre, soci, sòcia…
in Japanese (集団の)一員, メンバー…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人, 成员,一分子, 会员…
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