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Definition of chasm noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[countable] (literary) a deep crack or opening in the ground
  2. 2[singular] chasm (between A and B) (formal) a very big difference between two people or groups, for example because they have different attitudes synonym gulf the yawning chasm of the generation gap
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