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English definition of “crew member”

crew member

noun [C]     (also crewman,   /kruː.mən/   )
a member of a group of people who work together, especially on a ship : All crew members should return to the ship by 6 a.m.People who work on boats and ships
(Definition of crew member noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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