member


member
An individual admitted to membership on the exchange or any of its Divisions. Chicago Mercantile Exchange Glossary
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member mem‧ber [ˈmembə ǁ -ər] noun [countable]
a person, group, or country that has joined a club or an organization:

• trade between members of the European Union

• The consortium will have 11 member companies.

ˌfounder ˈmember , ˌcharter ˈmember
a person, organization, or country that helped to establish a new organization, club etc and is one of its first members:

• Together with the Ukraine and the USSR, Belorussia became a founder member of the United Nations in 1945.

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member UK US /ˈmembər/ noun [C]
a person, company, or country that belongs to a group or organization: a member of sth »

She is a member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee.

former/existing/new members »

Auditors said they had discovered ""possible illegal acts"" by former members of management.

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a staff/team member

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a board/committee/council member

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EU/NATO/WTO members

FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a shareholder of a company or other organization: »

The company will send a brief letter to all members within the next fortnight explaining what has happened and notifying them of the vote date.

See also CHARTER MEMBER(Cf. charter member), FOUNDER MEMBER(Cf. ↑founder member)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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