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- The state of being a member of a group or organization.
- The terms of membership agreement were vague.
- He has memberships in clubs in three cities.
- The body of members of an organization.
- The memberships of the state chapters elect delegates to the national convention.
- (mathematics) The fact of being a member of a set.
Derived terms Edit
fact of being a member
body of members
in set theory
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- (transitive, sociolinguistics) To classify (someone) as belonging to a certain group or community.
- 1975 April, Malcolm Coulthard, “Discourse Analysis in English – A Short Review of the Literature”, in Language Teaching, volume 8, number 2, →DOI, page 83:
- Whatever the topic of the conversation the speaker must ‘membership’ his listener, put him into one of two or more mutually exclusive boxes. Each time a topic changes the listener must be re-membershipped, and during a conversation the same person may be membershipped as a doctor, a rugby player, a liberal, a gardener, a bridge player.