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1club/ˈklʌb/noun
pluralclubs
1club
/ˈklʌb/
noun
pluralclubs
Learner's definition of CLUB  
[count] 
: a group of people who meet to participate in an activity (such as a sport or hobby)
— see also fan club, glee club, golf club 2
   b  : the place where the members of a club meet
— see also country club, health club
[count]  : a sports team or organization
[count]  : an organization in which people agree to buy things (such as books or CDs) regularly in order to receive a benefit (such as lower prices)
— see also book club
[count]  : a business that provides entertainment (such as music, dancing, or a show) and that usually serves food and alcohol : nightclub — often used before another noun
— see also strip club
[count]  : a special metal stick used for hitting a golf ball : golf club
[count]  : a heavy usually wooden stick that is used as a weapon
— see also billy club
[count]  : a playing card that is marked with a black shape that looks like three round leaves
— see picture at playing card
   b  clubs [plural]  : the suit in a deck of playing cards that consists of cards marked by a black shape that looks like three round leaves
— compare diamond, heart, spade
[count]informal  : club sandwich

in the club

British, informal

join the club

informalalsowelcome to the club
— used to say that the problems or feelings someone is having are problems or feelings that you have had yourself — often used to suggest that a person's problems or feelings are not unusual and do not deserve much sympathy
2club/ˈklʌb/verb
clubsclubbedclubbing
2club
/ˈklʌb/
verb
clubsclubbedclubbing
Learner's definition of CLUB  
[+ object]
: to hit (a person or animal) with a heavy stick or object

club together

[phrasal verb]British
: to combine your money with the money of other people
◊ If a group of people club together to do something, each member of the group gives some money to pay for something.
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