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member

noun [C]     /ˈmembər/
a person , company , or country that belongs to a group or organization : a member of sth She is a member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee .former/existing/new members Auditors said they had discovered " possible illegal acts " by former members of management . a staff / team member a board / committee / council member EU/ NATO /WTO members
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a shareholder of a company or other organization : The company will send a brief letter to all members within the next fortnight explaining what has happened and notifying them of the vote date .
→ See also charter member, founder member
(Definition of member noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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