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

Translation of chain in German:

noun

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