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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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