mem·ber·ship /ˈmɛmbɚˌʃɪp/ noun plural mem·ber·ships
the state of belonging to or being a part of a group or an organization :
the state of being a member [noncount
] ▪ (US) He applied for membership in the club. = (Brit) He applied for membership of the club.
] ▪ What is the cost of a one-year membership? ▪ They renewed their memberships.
all the people or things that belong to or are part of an organization or a group [noncount
] ▪ Membership in the club doubled last year. ▪ clubs that are hoping to increase their membership
] ▪ The club has a large membership. ▪ The membership has voted to accept the proposal. = (Brit) The membership have voted to accept the proposal. ▪ clubs that are hoping to increase their memberships