Meaning of CHAMBER in English

CHAMBER

transcription, транскрипция: [ tʃeɪmbə(r) ]

( chambers)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.

1.

A chamber is a large room, especially one that is used for formal meetings.

We are going to make sure we are in the council chamber every time he speaks.

N-COUNT : usu supp N

2.

You can refer to a country’s parliament or to one section of it as a chamber .

More than 80 parties are contesting seats in the two-chamber parliament...

Signor Amato’s government has only a 16-seat majority in the Chamber of Deputies.

= house

N-COUNT

3.

A chamber is a room designed and equipped for a particular purpose.

For many, the dentist’s surgery remains a torture chamber.

N-COUNT : with supp

see also gas chamber

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