club Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “club” in the English Dictionary

"club" in British English

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uk   us   /klʌb/

club noun (GROUP)

A2 [C, + sing/pl verb] an ​organization of ​people with a ​commonpurpose or ​interest, who ​meetregularly and take ​part in ​sharedactivities: I've just joined the ​localgolf/​squash/​tennis club. Visitors must be ​accompanied by club members.B1 [C, + sing/pl verb] a ​team: The Orioles are an ​exciting club this ​year. Stockport County Football Club [C] a ​building in which a club ​meets
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club noun (DANCE)

B1 [C] a ​place that ​people go to in ​order to ​dance and ​drink in the ​evening: I went to that new club that's just ​opened.

club noun (GOLF)

[C] a ​long, ​thinstick used in golf to ​hit the ​ball: a set of golf clubs

club noun (WEAPON)

[C] a ​heavystick used as a ​weapon

club noun (CARD)

clubs [plural or U] one of the four suits in ​playingcards, ​represented by a ​symbol with three round ​leaves: the three/King of clubs [C] a ​playingcard from the suit of clubs: Now you have to ​play a club if you have one.

clubverb [T]

uk   us   /klʌb/ (-bb-)
to ​beat a ​person or an ​animal, usually ​repeatedly, with a ​heavystick or ​object: He was clubbed over the ​head. The ​alligators are then clubbed to ​death.
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(Definition of club from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"club" in American English

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clubnoun [C]

 us   /klʌb/

club noun [C] (GROUP)

an ​organization of ​people with a ​commonpurpose or ​interest who ​meetregularly and ​shareactivities: My ​book club ​meets the first ​Tuesday of every ​month to ​discuss a new ​book we’ve all ​read. A club is also a ​team: a ​majorleaguebaseball club

club noun [C] (GOLF STICK)

a ​long, ​thinstick with a ​widepart at the ​bottom, used to ​hit the ​ball in the ​game of ​golf

club noun [C] (WEAPON)

a ​heavystick used as a ​weapon

clubverb [T]

 /klʌb/ (-bb-)

club verb [T] (USE WEAPON)

[T] to ​hit someone with a ​heavystick:
(Definition of club from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"club" in Business English

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clubnoun [C]

uk   us   /klʌb/
an ​organization of ​people with the same ​purpose or ​interest, who ​meetregularly and take ​part in ​sharedactivities: belong to/join a club Many of the ​businessleaders in town belong to the ​local Rotary Club.a health/fitness club Exercise doesn't have to ​meanbuying fancy ​equipment or ​joining an ​expensivehealth club. a sports/cricket/sailing club a club ​member/​chairman/​meeting
(Definition of club from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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