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chat

verb [I] uk   us   /tʃæt/ (-tt-)
A2 to talk to someone in a friendly informal way: She spends hours on the phone chatting to her friends. We were just chatting about what we did last weekend. Whenever I walk in, I always find the two of them chatting away (= talking eagerly).A2 to take part in a discussion with someone on the internet
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noun [C or U] uk   us   /tʃæt/
A2 a friendly, informal conversation: Why don't you give me a call and we'll have a chat? I had a chat with my boss today about a possible salary increase. It was the usual idle chat (= conversation about unimportant things).
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