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chapter meaning and definition

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Definition of chapter (noun)

  1. a subdivision of a written work; usually numbered and titled
    • "he read a chapter every night before falling asleep"
  2. any distinct period in history or in a person's life
    • "the industrial revolution opened a new chapter in British history"; "the divorce was an ugly chapter in their relationship"
  3. a local branch of some fraternity or association
    • "he joined the Atlanta chapter"
  4. an ecclesiastical assembly of the monks in a monastery or even of the canons of a church
  5. a series of related events forming an episode
    • "a chapter of disasters"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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