Translation of "chain" - English-Portuguese dictionary


noun uk /tʃeɪn/ us /tʃeɪn/

A2 a line of metal rings connected together

cadeia, corrente
She wore a gold chain around her neck.

B1 a number of similar shops, restaurants, etc. owned by the same company

a chain of hotels

a series of things that happen one after the other

série (de acontecimentos)
His arrival set off a surprising chain of events.
verb uk /tʃeɪn/ us /tʃeɪn/

to tie someone or something using a chain

I chained my bike to a lamppost.

(Translation of “chain” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)