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English definition of “chamber of commerce”

chamber of commerce

noun [C]
 
 
(plural chambers of commerce) (abbreviation C. of C.)
COMMERCE an organization of businesspeople who meet and work together to support their businesses and improve trade in their area: local/city/county chamber of commerce The Tourist Board and county chamber of commerce officials are backing plans for a new hotel development. The Singapore International Chamber of Commerce represents multinational enterprises in the Republic.
→ See also the British Chambers of Commerce, International Chamber of Commerce
(Definition of chamber of commerce from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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