is a process which usually either informally or formally accepts members into its ranks granting them membership. Groups such as this include- societies, clubs, teams, cliques and political parties.

MEMBERSHIP GROUP: "A membership group typically has a formal process before a member of the public can be recognized as one of the group - a member."
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