membership

[ mem-ber-ship ]
/ ˈmɛm bərˌʃɪp /

noun

the state of being a member, as of a society or club.
the status of a member.
the total number of members belonging to an organization, society, etc.

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Origin of membership

First recorded in 1640–50; member + -ship
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British Dictionary definitions for membership

membership
/ (ˈmɛmbəˌʃɪp) /

noun

the members of an organization collectively
the state of being a member
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