Translation of chapter in Spanish:

chapter

Pronunciation: /ˈtʃæptər; ˈtʃæptə(r)/

n

  • 1 (of book) capítulo (m) a shameful chapter in our country's history un capítulo vergonzoso de la historia de nuestro país a chapter of accidents una serie de desgracias chapter and verse con todo lujo de detalles to quote chapter and verse citar textualmente or palabra por palabra
  • 2 2.1 [Relig] capítulo (m) 2.2 (of fraternity, sorority) sección (f)
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    • My mother covered him with blankets, and a neighbor phoned the local chapter of the Humane Society for help.
    • Many of our California Delegates represent our local chapters, and work with the state association to give us a greater presence in these elections.
    • He serves as president of the local chapter of the National Air Traffic Controllers Association, and he is a licensed commercial pilot.
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    • One of the more controversial parts of the new church order is the decision to give Parish Councils, not the cathedral chapters, the power to hire clergy.
    • Most northern chapters of the chivalric orders had salles like this one, and the weather raging outside the thick walls reminded Charrow of why that was.
    • In 1304 he was present at the general chapter of the Dominican order held at Toulouse.
  • 3 (of act of parliament) capítulo (m) (in US) to file for chapter 11bankruptcy protectionacogerse* al capítulo 11 del código de bancarrota (de EEUU)

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.