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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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One of the main divisions of a relatively lengthy piece of writing, such as a book, that is usually numbered or titled. Also: A local branch of an organization, such as a club or fraternity.

Usage examples (42)
  • The 400-page book was divided into twelve chapters.
  • He joined the Atlanta chapter
  • The industrial revolution opened a new chapter in British history
  • The divorce was an ugly chapter in their relationship for more
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