private member


: a member of the British House of Commons who is not a minister in the government

Examples of private member in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While the townhouse operates as a private member’s club, open to both members and hotel guests, there’s nothing stuffy about the interiors. Lydia Mansel, Travel + Leisure, 28 June 2024 Aimee is the eldest of Sharon and her husband Ozzy Osbourne’s three children and the most private member of the Osbourne family. Escher Walcott, Peoplemag, 26 May 2024 Maybourne An indoor swimming pool is nestled within the hotel’s private member’s club, Surrenne. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 9 May 2024 There were protests outside the building as lawmakers discussed the private member’s bill that sought to decriminalize the practice in the small West African country. Nimi Princewill, CNN, 19 Mar. 2024 What remained as a time capsule for the better part of 40 years has been transformed into The Astor Club—a private member’s club founded by real estate investor Adam Bilter and his wife Victoria. David Nash, Town & Country, 10 Aug. 2023 That Friday, the pair made their first outing of the year at Wimbledon in the front row of the Royal Box — which kicked off their anniversary weekend — and went out again that night to Oswald’s, a private member’s club in London. Janine Henni, Peoplemag, 8 Aug. 2023 More:Michigan strawberry season is here: Tips, where to find U-pick farms More:Metro Detroit chefs snubbed in 2023 James Beard Awards The project transforms the historic train station and former home of Big Rock Chophouse into the new upscale eatery, cigar lounge, and private member club. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 8 June 2023 All of the other Hillsdale member schools are charter schools except one, Capstone Classical Academy in North Dakota, which is billed as the Hillsdale's first private member school. Rory Linnane, Journal Sentinel, 19 Apr. 2023

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“Private member.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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