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membernoun [C]

us   /ˈmem·bər/
  • member noun [C] (PERSON)

a person or thing that is part of a group: She’s a member of our team. The lion is a member of the cat family.
  • member noun [C] (BODY PART)

a part or organ of a body, such as an arm, leg, or lung
(Definition of member from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"member" in British English

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membernoun [C]

uk   /ˈmem.bər/ us   /ˈmem.bɚ/
  • member noun [C] (PERSON)

A2 a person, animal, or thing that is part of a group: a family member a member of the older generation male and female members of the group The lion is a member of the cat family. Representatives of the member states will be meeting next week.
A2 a person who joins a group to take part in a particular activity: a new club member The parking area is for members only. Michael is a member of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.

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  • member noun [C] (BODY PART)

formal a leg or arm
formal a penis: the male member
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"member" in Business English

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membernoun [C]

uk   /ˈmembər/ us  
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.
(Definition of member from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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