Meaning of “chat room” in the English Dictionary

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"chat room" in British English

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chat roomnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtʃæt ˌruːm/ us /ˈtʃæt ˌruːm/

a part of the internet where people can communicate by writing messages to each other, often on a particular subject

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

"chat room" in Business English

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chat roomnoun [ C ]

uk us

INTERNET, COMMUNICATIONS a part of the internet where you can use email to discuss a subject with other people:

Many newspapers consider their chat rooms to be a principal element of their internet presence.
Chat rooms are utilized by some corporations to allow their employees to communicate from multiple locations.

(Definition of “chat room” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)