[ US /ˈtʃæptɝ/ ]
[ UK /t‍ʃˈæptɐ/ ]
  1. an ecclesiastical assembly of the monks in a monastery or even of the canons of a church
  2. a series of related events forming an episode
    a chapter of disasters
  3. a local branch of some fraternity or association
    he joined the Atlanta chapter
  4. a subdivision of a written work; usually numbered and titled
    he read a chapter every night before falling asleep
  5. 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
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How To Use chapter In A Sentence

  • CHAPTER Seventeen EMERSON was unreasonably annoyed with me for what he called my unwarranted interference. The Curse of the Pharaohs
  • I can't quote you chapter and verse but I think it's a line from 'Macbeth'.
  • The calced Augustinians also made their elections -- but not so quickly that we could avoid sending to them to remind them not to allow the disturbances of other times to occur in their chapter -- by having made them beforehand through their devotion to the outgoing provincial, who managed the succession for another as worthy as he. The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 — Volume 24 of 55 1630-34 Explorations by Early Navigators, Descriptions of the Islands and Their Peoples, Their History and Records of the Catholic Missions, As Related in Contemporaneous Books and Manuscripts, Showing t
  • Several chapters cover the basics of clean room technology, e.g., lithography, etching and layer deposition techniques.
  • And they want Captain Largo to get us out checking the appropriate chapter houses to see if he's been doing any placer mining. THE WAILING WIND
  • Champlain appears to be carrying a light arquebus that Paulin-Desormeaux calls a fusil de chasse, a hunting weapon; ibid., 1:184-93; for a more extended discussion, see below, chapter 12, and Appendix L. Champlain's Dream
  • The first chapter defines anxiety and the related constructs of worry, fear, and panic, and then goes on to discuss social anxiety in detail.
  • Many of the chapters in this volume specify educational programs that are intended to increase procedural knowledge. Advanced Educational Psychology For Educators, Researchers and Policymakers,
  • The present chapter takes a very broad comparative and evolutionary look at family and kinship. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies
  • This chapter will attempt to analyse some of the possibilities for the teaching of information skills in the primary school curriculum.
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