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English definition of “sit”

sit

verb [I] (BE A MEMBER)    /sɪt/ (present participle sitting, past tense and past participle sat)
to be a member of an official group: I'm going to be sitting on the committee for one more year. Our member of Congress has sat for (= represented) this town for years.US All of the federal judges currently sitting (= in office) in Maryland hail from Baltimore.Joining and leaving groups and organizations
(Definition of sit verb (BE A MEMBER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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