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noun chamber pronunciation in American English /ˈtʃeɪmbər/
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singularchamber
pluralchambers
  1. 1
    [countable] a large room in a public building, especially one used for meetings
    the council chamber of city hall
    a debating chamber
    1. a.
      a room used for a particular purpose
      Tutankhamun’s burial chamber
      a torture chamber
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    2. b.
      an old word for a private room or a bedroom
      the master’s chamber
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    3. c.

      chambers

      [plural] legal the offices used by judges
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  2. 2
    [countable] an enclosed space, especially one inside a machine, a plant, or someones body
    the chambers of the heart
    1. a.

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