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British English: /tʃeɪn/
American English: /tʃeɪn/

Translation of chain in German:


  • 1
    Kette Fem.
    Fessel Fem.
    (of flowers) Kranz, der
    (to stop skidding) Schneekette Fem.
    (jewellery) [Hals]kette Fem.
    (barrier) Sperrkette Fem.
    chain of office
    Amtskette Fem.
    be in chains
    in Ketten sein
    be/put on a chain
    an der Kette sein/an die Kette legen
    door chain
    Tür- od. Sicherungskette Fem.
  • 2 (series)
    Kette Fem.
    Reihe Fem.
    chain of events
    Reihe od. Kette von Ereignissen
    chain of ideas
    Gedankenkette Fem.
    chain of mountains chain of islands/lakes
    Insel-/Seenkette Fem.
    chain of shops/hotels
    Laden-/Hotelkette Fem.
  • 3 (measurement)
    Chain Neutr. (≈ 20 m)

transitive verb

  • (literal or figurative)chain somebody/something to something
    jemanden/etwas an etwas Akk. [an]ketten
    the dog must be kept chained up
    der Hund muss an der Kette bleiben
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