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"chapter" in American English

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chapternoun [C]

us   /ˈtʃæp·tər/
  • chapter noun [C] (BOOK PART)

any of the separate parts into which a book or other piece of text is divided, usually numbered or given a title
  • chapter noun [C] (PERIOD)

a period that is part of a larger amount of time during which something happens: The Great Depression was a tragic chapter in the history of the nation.
  • chapter noun [C] (SOCIETY)

a local division of a larger organization: The local chapter of the League of Women Voters meets at the library.
(Definition of chapter from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"chapter" in British English

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chapternoun [C]

uk   /ˈtʃæp.tər/ us   /ˈtʃæp.tɚ/
  • chapter noun [C] (BOOK)

B1 written abbreviation chap. any of the separate parts into which a book or other piece of text is divided, usually given a number or title: Read Chapter 10 before class tomorrow.

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  • chapter noun [C] (SOCIETY)

US or formal a local division of a larger organization: The local chapter of the League of Women Voters meets at the library.
(Definition of chapter from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"chapter" in Business English

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chapternoun [C]

uk   /ˈtʃæptər/ us  
a local group of members who belong to a larger organization: the New York chapter of the Public Relations Society of America
one of the sections of a large text such as a book, business report, or legal document: Chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Code
(Definition of chapter from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “chapter”
in Korean 장, 챕터…
in Arabic فَصْل…
in Malaysian bab…
in French chapitre…
in Russian глава, страница истории…
in Chinese (Traditional) 書, 章,回,篇…
in Italian capitolo…
in Turkish kitabın bölümleri, bir insanın veya tarihin bir dönemi…
in Polish rozdział…
in Spanish capítulo…
in Vietnamese chương…
in Portuguese capítulo…
in Thai บท (ของหนังสือหรืองานเขียน)…
in German das Kapitel…
in Catalan capítol…
in Japanese (本などの)章…
in Chinese (Simplified) 书, 章,回,篇…
in Indonesian bab…
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“chapter” in Business English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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