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noun [countable]     club pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    an organization for people who have a common interest in a particular activity or subject

    a sailing club

    join a club:

    I’ve joined the chess club.

    member of a club:

    Have you thought about becoming a member of our model airplane club?

    belong to a club:

    We both belong to the local tennis club.

    1. a.
      the place where the members of a club meet

      We go to the club at least once a week.

    2. b.
      the people who belong to a club

      The whole club is invited to their wedding.

  2. 2
    a place you go to in the evening for entertainment

    This is an exclusive club for members only.

  3. 3
    a team of sports players and the staff who work with them

    the Waterville baseball club

    a soccer club

  4. 5
    an organization that you join in order to buy something such as books or CDs that are sent to you by mail
  5. 6
    a playing card with a pattern like three black balls on a black stem on it
    1. a.


      [plural] the suit (=group) of playing cards that have a pattern like three black balls on a black stem on them. The other suits are diamonds, hearts, and spades

      the king of clubs

  6. 7
    an object used for hitting the ball in golf
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  7. 8
    a thick heavy stick used as a weapon
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