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noun [countable] member pronunciation in British English /ˈmembə(r)/
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  1. 1
    someone who belongs to a club, organization, or group
    a trade union member
    Members have to pay an annual subscription.
    member of: She was the only member of the family who visited him.
    1. a.
      a country, organization etc that belongs to a group
      member of: a meeting of members of NATO
      member state: The law applies equally in all the EU’s member states.
  2. 3
    humorous a mans penis


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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