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membership

noun mem·ber·ship \ˈmem-bər-ˌship\

: the state of belonging to or being a part of a group or an organization : the state of being a member

: all the people or things that belong to or are part of an organization or a group

Full Definition of MEMBERSHIP

1
:  the state or status of being a member
2
:  the body of members <an organization with a large membership>
3
:  the relation between an element of a set or class and the set or class — compare inclusion 3a
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Examples of MEMBERSHIP

  1. What is the cost of a one-year membership?
  2. Membership in the club doubled last year.
  3. clubs that are hoping to increase their membership
  4. The club has a large membership.
  5. clubs that are hoping to increase their memberships

First Known Use of MEMBERSHIP

1643
MEMBERSHIP Defined for Kids

membership

noun mem·ber·ship \ˈmem-bər-ˌship\

Definition of MEMBERSHIP for Kids

1
:  the state or fact of belonging to a group
2
:  the whole number of individuals that make up a group <The membership voted to increase dues.>

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