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Member of Congress

  

      n   a member of the U.S. Congress, esp. of the House of Representatives  
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member  
      n  
1    a person who belongs to a club, political party, etc.  
2    any individual plant or animal in a taxonomic group  
a member of the species     
3    any part of an animal body, such as a limb  
4       another word for       penis  
5    any part of a plant, such as a petal, root, etc.  
6      (Maths)   any individual object belonging to a set or logical class  
7    a distinct part of a whole, such as a proposition in a syllogism  
8    a component part of a building or construction  
     (C13: from Latin membrum limb, part)  
  memberless      adj  


Additional Member System  
      n   a system of voting in which people vote separately for the candidate and the party of their choice. Parties are allocated extra seats if the number of constituencies they win does not reflect their overall share of the vote  
   See also       proportional representation  
charter member  
      n   an original or founder member of a society or organization  
Member  
      n   sometimes not cap  
1       short for       Member of Parliament  
2       short for       Member of Congress  
3    a member of some other legislative body  
Member of Congress  
      n   a member of the U.S. Congress, esp. of the House of Representatives  
Member of Parliament  
      n   a member of the House of Commons or similar legislative body, as in many Commonwealth countries,   (Abbrev.)    MP  
private member  
      n   a member of a legislative assembly, such as the House of Commons, not having an appointment in the government  
private member's bill  
      n   a public bill introduced in the House of Commons by a private member  

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member

  
1    associate, fellow, representative  
2    appendage, arm, component, constituent, element, extremity, leg, limb, organ, part, portion  

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n.
(#BD) In humanocracy, a revocable delegate member of a group of 25 delegators, chosen and controlled by them. 25 basis delegates can choose a council delegate.
Anarchists in Spain have chosen basis delegates in 1936. Similar delegates have been chosen during many struggles of the people : shop stewards in UK, revocable delegates in Italy during the 70th.
n.
Arotten apple is a member of a group, or a single element in a set of things, that is bad and likely to corrupt the other people or things in the group
Allusion to the expression "One bad apple spoils the barrel"
n.
a member of a European people of Russia, living chiefly in the middle Volga region
a member of a European people of Russia, living chiefly in the middle Volga region
n.
(#CD) In humanocracy, a revocable delegate member of a group of 25 basis delegates, chosen and controlled by them. 25 council delegates can choose a deputy-delegate.
n.
something that is bottom-up originates among the lower-ranking members of a hierarchy and moves upwards to affect those higher up
n.
(in neomarxist thought) the second main exploitive social class: The bourgeoisie of formation. The members of the formoisie have human capital, receive high wages (the most frequently thanks to their diplomas) and consume more than the world GDP. (neologism 1993 Yanick Toutain)
[Hum. Sc.] The formoisie is the social class that created social-democracy and stalinism.
n.
(in neomarxist thought) the third main exploitive social class: The bourgeoisie of innovation. The members of the innovoisie have usually human innovating capital. They receive (as individuals) copyrights or patent rights and consume more than the world GDP. (neologism 1996 Yanick Toutain)
exp.
A small business that is typically owned and run by members of a family
exp.
expression meaning that several or all members of a family have something in common (a skill, a feature, a path or a behavior)
E.g.: He became an actor too. It runs in the family.
adj.
something that is top-down comes from the top of a hierarchy and is passed down to the lower ranking members
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