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  1. chapel
    IPA[ˈtʃap(ə)l]
  2. noun

    • 1. a small building or room used for Christian worship in a school, prison, hospital, or large private house:

      a service in the chapel
    • 2. a part of a large church or cathedral with its own altar and dedication:

      the first chapel on the right of the cathedral is dedicated to St Ludmila
    • 3. a place of worship for Nonconformist congregations:

      she went to chapel twice on Sunday
    • 4. a small building or room used for funeral services:

      the funeral was in the chapel at Broadfoot Brothers Funeral Home
    • 5. a chapel of rest.

    • 6. the members or branch of a print or newspaper trade union at a particular place of work:

      Mr Brind was the head of the BBC's NUJ chapel

    adjective

    • 1. belonging to or regularly attending a Nonconformist chapel:

      staunch chapel folk
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: chapel, plural noun: chapels

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