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chapter
American English: /ˈtʃæptər/
British English: /ˈtʃaptə/

Translation of chapter in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (of book) 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 (Religion) 2.2 (of fraternity, sorority)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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)
    (in US) See examples: to file for chapter 11bankruptcy protection
    (acogerse al capítulo 11 del código de bancarrota (de EEUU) )

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