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joiner

noun [C] uk   /ˈdʒɔɪ.nər/ us    /-nɚ/

joiner noun [C] (WOOD WORKER)

a skilled worker who makes the wooden structures inside buildings, such as doors and window framesCarpentry and joineryConstruction work and workers

joiner noun [C] (TAKING PART)

someone who agrees to take part in an arrangement or become a member of an organization: Recent joiners are in a worse position than existing members.Taking part and getting involvedGetting involved for one's own benefit or against others' will informal a person who likes to get involved in activities with groups of people: I don't think you'll persuade David to come along to tonight's meeting - he's not much of a joiner.Taking part and getting involvedGetting involved for one's own benefit or against others' willJoining and leaving groups and organizations
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