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noun [countable] chapter pronunciation in British English /ˈtʃæptə(r)/
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  1. 1
    one of the sections into which a book is divided. A chapter usually has a number or a title
    See Chapter Three for more details.
    A number of other theories will be discussed in the following chapters.
  2. 2
    mainly literary a section of someones life, or a period in history
    The war was now entering its final chapter.
    chapter of: It seemed that a chapter of my life was closing.
  3. 3
    all the priests who belong to a cathedral
    the Dean and Chapter of St Paul’s Cathedral
  4. 4
    mainly American a local club or organization that is part of a much larger club or organization
    She’s the president of the Iowa chapter of the Professional Insurance Agents’ Association.


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