Definition of membership in English:

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membership

Pronunciation: /ˈmembərˌSHip/

noun

1The fact of being a member of a group: I was selected for membership in the National Honor Society [as modifier]: a membership card
More example sentences
  • If you do not have the new plastic bar-coded membership card please come in and sign up.
  • I'll hand in my membership card and become a monk, take the vow and never return.
  • They do not carry membership cards, they have not taken any oath of allegiance.
1.1 [in singular] The number or body of members in a group: our membership has grown by 600,000 in the past 18 months
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  • These standing committees had a fluctuating membership and no subject specialism.
  • Promoters were boasting a membership of more than 700 even before the concrete was dry.
  • The rules and regulations of a club membership are something you are either built to fit in with or take flight from.

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Syllabification: mem·ber·ship

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