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chasmnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkæz·əm/
a deep opening in earth or rock: The little bridge over that deep chasm looked very unsafe.
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chasmnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkæz.əm/  us   /ˈkæz.əm/
a very deep, narrow opening in rock, ice, or the ground: They leaned over the rails and peered down into the dizzying chasm below.
formal a very large difference between two opinions or groups of people: There is still a vast economic chasm between developed and developing countries.
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