Meaning of MEMBER in English

MEMBER

transcription, транскрипция: [ membə(r) ]

( members)

Frequency: The word is one of the 700 most common words in English.

1.

A member of a group is one of the people, animals, or things belonging to that group.

He refused to name the members of staff involved...

Their lack of training could put members of the public at risk.

N-COUNT : with supp , oft N of n

2.

A member of an organization such as a club or a political party is a person who has officially joined the organization.

The support of our members is of great importance to the Association...

Britain is a full member of NATO.

N-COUNT : usu with supp , oft N of n

3.

A member country or member state is one of the countries that has joined an international organization or group.

...the member countries of the European Free Trade Association.

ADJ : ADJ n

4.

A member or Member is a person who has been elected to a parliament or legislature.

He was elected to Parliament as the Member for Leeds.

N-COUNT : usu N for n

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