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English definition of “chain”

chain

noun [C] (CONNECTED THINGS)    /tʃeɪn/
B2 a set of connected or related things: She has built up a chain of 180 bookshops across the country. His resignation was followed by a remarkable chain of events.Groups and collections of thingsVariety and mixtures
(Definition of chain noun (CONNECTED THINGS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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