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Dictionary Definition

membership

Noun

1 the body of members of an organization or group; "they polled their membership"; "they found dissension in their own ranks"; "he joined the ranks of the unemployed" [syn: rank]
2 the state of being a member

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Etymology

Noun

  1. The fact of being a member.
  2. The fact of being a member of a set.

Derived terms

Translations

fact of being a member
in set theory

Extensive Definition

A member is a person who belongs to a group of people or a group such as a company or nation who belongs to another group like an alliance or consortium. By extension it can refer to any part of a whole.
Member may also refer to:

See also

membership in German: Glied
membership in Spanish: Miembro
membership in French: Membre
membership in Japanese: メンバー
membership in Portuguese: Membro
membership in Russian: Член
membership in Simple English: Member
membership in Swedish: Medlem

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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