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American English: /ˈtʃeɪmbər/
British English: /ˈtʃeɪmbə/

Translation of chamber in Spanish:


  • 1 (room) [archaic]
    Example sentences
    • Such considerations cannot be material to the consideration of a planning application and serve to make subsequent debate in the Council chamber or Committee room meaningless.
    • About 200 people are expected to take part in the event, which will be held in the council chamber and committee rooms at City Hall.
    • The celebration will be held in the council chamber, in the Public Hall, Lee Lane, next Thursday.
    Example sentences
    • Opposite the door was another, leading into the King's more private chambers - his bedroom, place of worship and relaxing room.
    • The four knights were immediately recognised as royal courtiers and ushered into the Archbishop's private chambers.
    • Then I went quickly to the king's chambers, escorted by the gentleman usher.
  • 2 (in government) 2.1 (room)senate chamber
    cámara (feminine) del senado
    2.2 (body) the upper/lower chamber
    la cámara alta/baja
    Example sentences
    • An officer had to crawl through the narrow space leading to the chamber.
    • Trulli are centuries-old stone and masonry cottages built from cylindrical room-size chambers - each enclosed by conical stone roofs.
    • Held together with large screws and lit by bare light bulbs, these cramped quarters conflate domestic spaces with torture chambers.
  • 3 3.1 (cave)
    Example sentences
    • The main turbine and generator chamber is one of the largest underground chambers excavated by man.
    • Leaf-cutter ant colonies of many millions can excavate room-sized underground chambers in which they cultivate fungus gardens.
    • His builders knew how to hew underground chambers without support, and they are still standing.
    3.2 (Anatomy)
  • 5
    also: chambers plural
    (Law) 5.1 (for private hearing)the case will be heard in chambers
    la vista será a puerta cerrada
    5.2 (barrister's office) (in UK)
    Example sentences
    • This seems to have been his response to the creeping erosion of the square's residential character primarily by the spread of barristers' chambers.
    • But try as they may the attractive, hard-faced young lawyers are little more than a side-show in this series about a fictional barristers' chambers in Leeds.
    • The consumer may be king in a supermarket, but not in a barrister's chambers, an accountant's office, or a clinic.
    Example sentences
    • If both prosecution and defence lawyers agree, the hearing can be held in the privacy of the judge's chambers, not in open court.
    • Courts sit in chambers or in open court generally merely as a matter of administrative convenience.
    • Suddenly the door leading from the judges' chambers were flung open without the usual ceremonies.
    5.3 (judge's office) (in US)
    despacho (masculine) del juez
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