Meaning of “chaplain” in the English Dictionary

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"chaplain" in British English

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chaplainnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtʃæp.lɪn/ us /ˈtʃæp.lɪn/

(Definition of “chaplain” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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chaplainnoun [ C ]

us /ˈtʃæp·lən/

an official who is responsible for the religious needs of an organization:

a military/police chaplain

(Definition of “chaplain” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)