Definición de chapel en inglés:


Silabificación: chap·el
Pronunciación: /ˈCHapəl


1A small building for Christian worship, typically one attached to an institution or private house: a service in the chapel attendance at chapel was compulsory
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  • He even managed to convert one hardened criminal to Christianity, becoming Godfather to his daughter christened in the prison chapel wearing an old wedding dress.
  • After six weeks his parents, Michelle and Steve, organised an emergency Christening at the hospital chapel.
  • He is dean of the chapel and professor of Christian ministry at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.
1.1A part of a large church or cathedral with its own altar and dedication.
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  • Nothing is known about him; he was clearly familiar with Franco-Flemish painting, but his main debt is to the earlier court school in Bohemia, at Karltejn and in the chapels of the cathedral in Prague.
  • The passageway is lit by a ribbon of alabaster above and subtly punctuated by the cathedral's devotional chapels, which are arranged along the inner walls.
  • The training of musicians was undertaken within professional musical families, in the conservatories in Naples and Palermo, or at the chapels of the leading cathedrals.
1.2A room or building in which funeral services are held.
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  • She was her way to the chapel where the funeral services were being held.
  • The eastern, public strip is a wide hall, terminated at its southern end by the funerary chapel, where the services are held.
  • The funeral ended and the mourners exited the chapel.
1.3British A place of worship for certain Protestant denominations.
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  • In Britain many were based on parish churches or, especially, Nonconformist chapels; the celebrated Huddersfield Choral Society was founded in 1836.
  • The nonconformist chapels, moral beacons to many in the Victorian heyday, were now suffering from falling membership, declining funds, and diminished authority.
  • Church-building was matched by equally rapid growth of nonconformist chapels.
2British Printing The members or branch of a labor union at a particular place of work.
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  • The National Union of Journalists has a chapel of over 50 members and is growing.
  • Activists talked about the need for the union's workplace chapels and geographic branches to ‘adopt’ a local BBC workplace.
  • Lucie McFall is a Bolton Evening News reporter and joint mother of the chapel.


Middle English: from Old French chapele, from medieval Latin cappella, diminutive of cappa 'cap or cape' (the first chapel being a sanctuary in which St. Martin's cloak was preserved).

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