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Russian translation of “chain”

chain

noun     /tʃeɪn/
METAL RINGS [C, U] A2 a line of metal rings connected together
цепь
a bicycle chain She wore a gold chain around her neck . The hostages were kept in chains.Jewellery
BUSINESS [C] B1 a number of similar shops , restaurants , etc owned by the same company
сеть
a chain of hotels / supermarkets Shops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafesBuildings in generalBusinesses and enterprises
EVENTS [C] B2 a series of things that happen one after the other
цепь
His arrival set off a surprising chain of events .Order and sequenceSimultaneous and consecutive
(Definition of chain noun from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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