chapter

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chapter(
chahp
-
tuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (section of a book)
a. el capítulo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Open your books to chapter five.Abran sus libros en el capítulo cinco.
2. (branch of an organization)
a. la sección
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
She is a member of the local chapter of the American Red Cross.Ella es socio de la sección local de la Cruz Roja Norteamericana.
3. (period)
a. el capítulo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I'd rather draw a veil over that chapter of my life.Prefiero echar un tupido velo sobre ese capítulo de mi vida.
4. (series)
a. la serie
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
What I found when I investigated the matter was a chapter of errors from start to finish.Lo que encontré al investigar el asunto fue una serie de errores de principio a fin.
5. (religious)
a. el capítulo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(group of clerics)
The chapter has made the following decision.El capítulo ha tomado la siguiente decisión.
b. el cabildo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(of a cathedral)
The land is owned by the Dean and Chapter of Westminster Abbey.Los propietarios del terreno son el deán y el cabildo de la abadía de Westminster.
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chapter
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el capítulo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
chapter eightcapítulo ocho
the holiday was a chapter of accidentslas vacaciones consistieron en una sucesión de accidentes
2. (fig)
a.
to quote chapter and verse for somethingdar pelos y señales en relación con algo
3. (finance)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a.
chapter 11sección de la ley de quiebras estadounidense que regula el proceso de declaración oficial de bancarrota
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chapter [ˈtʃæptəʳ]
noun
1 [of book] capítulo (m)
chapter and verse con pelos y señales; con todo lujo de detalles
he can quote you chapter and verse él te lo puede citar textualmente
2 (Rel) cabildo (m)
3 (branch of society, organization) sección (f)
4 (period)
a chapter of accidents una serie de desgracias
modifier
chapter house (n) sala (f) capitular
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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