- 1(abbreviation ch., chap.) a separate section of a book, usually with a number or title I've just finished Chapter 3. in the previous/next/last chapter Have you read the chapter on the legal system?
- 2a period of time in a person's life or in history a difficult chapter in our country's history
- 3 a local branch of a society, club, etc. the local chapter of the Rotary club
- 4all the priests of a cathedral or members of a religious community a meeting of the dean and chapter Idioms
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the exact details of something, especially the exact place where particular information may be found I can't give chapter and verse, but that's the rough outline of our legal position.
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