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chapsplural noun

us   /tʃæps, ʃæps/
(Definition of chaps from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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CHAPSnoun

uk   /tʃæps/ us  
BANKING abbreviation for Clearing House Automated Payment System: in the UK, an electronic system used for paying money from an account in one bank to someone else's account in another bank on that same day: CHAPS payment/transfer Banks may charge a fee for a CHAPS transfer.
(Definition of CHAPS from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “chaps”
in Chinese (Simplified) (牛仔骑马时穿的)皮护腿套裤…
in Chinese (Traditional) (牛仔騎馬時穿的)皮護腿套褲, 皮套褲…
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