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member
01. He has been an important [member] of the team ever since he joined.
02. [Membership] in our club has increased significantly since we voted in a new president.
03. She has been a [member] of the chess club for a couple of years now.
04. Comedian Groucho Marx once said, "I don't care to belong to a club that accepts people like me as [members]."
05. The Bicycling Association has been able to increase its [membership] through advertising at the local bike stores.
06. You have to be a registered [member] of the party in order to be eligible to vote in the leadership contest.
07. A prominent Austrian politician was forced to resign when it was discovered that he had been a [member] of the Nazi party during the war.
08. The I Ching reminds us that each human is a [member] of a community, and should work within it.
09. Pope John-Paul once said that to have a happy family, each [member] of the family has to become, in a special way, the servant of the others.
10. The biggest [member] of the cat family is the male lion.
11. The killer whale, or orca, is not a whale, but the largest [member] of the dolphin family.
12. In March 1992, an independent Kyrgyzstan gained a seat as a full [member] of the United Nations.
13. In March of 1995, seven-time Italian Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti went on trial, charged with having been a [member] of the Mafia.

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  • member — [mem′bər] n. [ME membre < OE < L membrum < IE * mēmsro , var. of mēmso , flesh > Sans māṁsá , Goth mimz, flesh] 1. a part or organ of a human or animal body; specif., a) an arm or leg b) the penis 2. a part of a plant considered with… …   English World dictionary

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