chamber of commercenoun [ C ]uk /ˌtʃeɪm.bər əv ˈkɒm.ɜːs/ us /ˌtʃeɪm.bɚ əv ˈkɑː.mɝːs/ plural chambers of commerce
Examples from literature
- Chambers of commerce, leading manufactures, workmen in the various departments of industry, all told the same tale of exceptional commercial prosperity.
- I remember once, a good many years ago, I was attending one of the local chambers of commerce of the United States at a time when everybody was complaining that Congress was interfering with business.
- The chamber of commerce in New York had voted resolutions expressing their approbation of the treaty.
- We were entertained at almost every city where we made a stop by the chamber of commerce, and were given every opportunity to ascertain how these organizations work.
- While there I will want the history of the town and the chamber of commerce will give it to me.