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Translation of "chain" - English-Spanish dictionary

chain

noun   /tʃeɪn/
A2 a line of metal rings connected together cadena She wore a gold chain around her neck.
B1 a number of similar shops, restaurants, etc. owned by the same company cadena a chain of hotels
a series of things that happen one after the other cadena His arrival set off a surprising chain of events.
verb   /tʃeɪn/
to tie someone or something using a chain encadenar I chained my bike to a lamppost.
(Definition of chain from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

chain

noun /tʃein/
a series of (especially metal) links or rings passing through one another cadena The dog was fastened by a chain She wore a silver chain round her neck.
a series cadena, serie a chain of events.
chain gang noun
a group of prisoners who are chained together while they work outside the prison Cadena de Prisioneros He was imprisoned and forced to work on a chain gang.
chain mail noun
armour/armor made of iron links cota de malla Throughout the Middle Ages, knights used to wear chain mail.
chain store noun
one of a series of shops (often department stores) under the same ownership tienda (de una cadena) I don’t like shopping in chain stores, and prefer to support the local, independent traders.
(Definition of chain from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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