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chambernoun

uk   /ˈtʃeɪm.bər/  us   /-bɚ/

chamber noun (ROOM)

[C] formal a room used for a special or official purpose, or a group of people who form (part of) a parliament: Meetings of the council are held in the council chamber. a torture chamber There are two chambers in the British parliament - the House of Commons is the lower chamber, and the House of Lords is the upper chamber. [plural] a judge's private office. A judge may have legal discussions with lawyers in private in his or her chambers. [C] Indian English an office, especially of a person in an important positionin chambers UK specialized If a trial is in chambers, it happens in a court room without the public, newspaper reporters, etc. being there.

chamber noun (BEDROOM)

[C] old use a room in a house, especially a bedroom

chamber noun (SPACE)

[C] specialized anatomy, biology, engineering a closed space in a machine, plant, or body: The human heart has four chambers.
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