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“chandelier” in British English

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chandeliernoun [ C ]

uk /ˌʃæn.dəˈlɪər/ us /ˌʃæn.dəˈlɪr/

a decorative light that hangs from the ceiling and has several parts like branches for holding bulbs or, especially in the past, candles

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

“chandelier” in American English

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chandeliernoun [ C ]

us /ˌʃæn·dəˈlɪər/

a decorative light that hangs from the ceiling and has several parts like branches for holding light bulbs or, esp. in the past, candles:

A gorgeous crystal chandelier hung in the dining room.

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