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paid-up

adjective
     
paid-up British English informal
1

a fully paid-up member of something

if someone is a fully paid-up member of a particular group, they strongly support what that group likes or believes in:
a fully paid-up member of the celebrity circuit
2

paid-up member

someone who has paid the money needed to be a member of a club, political party etc:
The competition is open to all paid-up members of the Women's Institute.

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