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"founder member" in British English

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founder membernoun [C]

uk   us UK (US founding member)
one of the ​originalmembers of an ​organization or ​rockgroup: France is a ​foundermember of the ​European Union.
(Definition of founder member from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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founder membernoun [C]

uk   us
one of the first ​members of a ​business, ​organization, etc., usually someone who helped ​start it: He was a foundermember and twice ​president of the Society.
(Definition of founder member from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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