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English definition of “chapter”


noun [C]  /ˈtʃæp·tər/ us  

chapter noun [C] (BOOK PART)

any of the separate parts into which a book or other piece of text is divided, usually numbered or given a title

chapter noun [C] (PERIOD)

a period that is part of a larger amount of time during which something happens: The Great Depression was a tragic chapter in the history of the nation.

chapter noun [C] (SOCIETY)

a local division of a larger organization: The local chapter of the League of Women Voters meets at the library.
(Definition of chapter from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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