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English definition of “chamber”

chamber

noun (ROOM)    /ˈtʃeɪm.bər/ US  /-bɚ/
[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.Rooms [plural] a judge's private office . A judge may have legal discussions with lawyers in private in his or her chambers.Law courts [C] Indian English an office , especially of a person in an important position in chambers UK specialized If a trial is in chambers, it happens in a court room without the public , newspaper reporters , etc. being there.Secrecy and privacyLaw courts
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