charter member Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"charter member" in British English

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charter membernoun [C]

us   mainly US
a ​member of an ​organization who ​helpedstart the ​organization or ​became a ​member when it ​began
(Definition of charter member from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"charter member" in American English

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charter membernoun [C]

 us   /ˈtʃɑr·t̬ər ˈmem·bər/
a member of an ​organization who ​helpedstart the ​organization or ​became a member when it ​began
(Definition of charter member from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"charter member" in Business English

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charter membernoun [C]

uk   us   US
one of the first ​members of a ​business, ​organization, etc., usually someone who helped ​start it: He was a ​chartermember of a ​statewideboard that ​overseespoliceofficerlicensing. She was among the 16 ​chartermembers who got the ​mutualfundstarted.
(Definition of charter member from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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