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card-carrying

being an official member of a specified organization
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Parts of the report, which was signed by all seven members of the screening committee, said that 'according to the guidelines and code of conduct of the party, aspirants must have been a card-carrying member up to one year.'
He announced that there were now 73 potential candidates who will move on to the second stage of the polls, adding that card-carrying members of the party will soon be able to make their final decision.
Digby isn't the first Minister to join a government but not hold the relevant party card (was Lord Beaverbrook a card-carrying Tory?).
For over 29 years Charlene Cothran, publisher of black lesbian--focused Venus Magazine, considered herself "a proud, card-carrying lesbian" and supporter of gay equality.
And we usually expect to be taught about "healthy sexuality" by psychologists or pastors who interact with us in therapeutic settings or by card-carrying preachers who speak to us mainly from pulpits.
For mining contractors, being a card-carrying trainee of NORCAT is a widely recognized seal of approval in the Canadian mining industry.
I was taught A level Welsh at a trade union college by the son of a North Wales quarryman who is also a card-carrying member of Plaid Cymru.
Admission 50p, or free to card-carrying Camra members.
As a card-carrying evolutionist, all I can say is this: Keep the faith, Dinny.
In the late 1940s, there was a cadre of card-carrying Communist screenwriters, actors and directors working in Hollywood who professed to know nothing of the malevolence of Stalinist communism and denied any involvement in its subversive methods.
She is not a card-carrying member of the professoriate, nor does she claim to have a doctorate.
But I was once a card-carrying conservative, and my shift was one of values (though not green ones).

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