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noun [countable] club pronunciation in British English /klʌb/ 
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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 squash club?

    belong to a club:

    We both belong to the local tennis club.

    1. a.
    2. b.
      the people who belong to a club: can be followed by a singular or plural verb

      The whole of the rowing club are invited to their wedding.

  2. 2
    a team of sports players and the staff who work with them: can be followed by a singular or plural verb

    Manchester United football club

    a rugby club

  3. 3
    a place you go to in the evening for entertainment

    A new comedy club has opened in Birmingham.

    This is an exclusive club for members only.

    Synonyms and related words for this sense of club
  4. 6
    an object used for hitting the ball in golf
    Synonyms and related words for this sense of club


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