choir Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"choir" in British English

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choirnoun [C, + sing/pl verb]

uk   /kwaɪər/  us   /kwaɪr/
B2 a ​group of ​people who ​sing together: He ​sings in the ​church choir. choir practice
See also
the ​area in a ​church where the choir ​sits
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(Definition of choir from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"choir" in American English

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choirnoun [C]

 us   /kwɑɪər/
a ​group of ​people who ​sing together, esp. for a ​church or ​school
(Definition of choir from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “choir”
in Korean 합창단…
in Arabic جَوْقة…
in Malaysian koir…
in French choeur…
in Russian хор…
in Chinese (Traditional) 合唱團, (尤指教堂的)唱詩班…
in Italian coro…
in Turkish koro…
in Polish chór…
in Spanish coro…
in Vietnamese đội hợp xướng…
in Portuguese coro, coral…
in Thai คณะประสานเสียง…
in German der Chor…
in Catalan cor…
in Japanese 合唱団…
in Chinese (Simplified) 合唱队, (尤指教堂的)唱诗班…
in Indonesian paduan suara…
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