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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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