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Definizione monolingua e traduzione chapter

Inglese grammatica



chapter (third-person singular simple present chapters, present participle chaptering, simple past and past participle chaptered)

  1. To divide into chapters.
  2. To put into a chapter.
  3. (military, with ""out"") To use administrative procedure to remove someone.
    • 2001, John Palmer Hawkins, Army of Hope, Army of Alienation: Culture and Contradiction in the American Army Communities of Cold War Germany, page 117,
      If youre a single parent [soldier] and you cant find someone to take care of your children, they will chapter you out [administrative elimination from the service]. And yet if you use someone not certified, they get mad.
    • 2006, Thomas R. Schombert, Diaries of a Soldier: Nightmares from Within, page 100,
      ""He also wanted me to give you a message. He said that if you dont get your shit ready for this deployment, then he will chapter you out of his freakin army.""

chapter (plural chapters)

  1. One of the main sections into which the text of a book is divided.
  2. An administrative division of an organization, usually local to a specific area.
  3. A sequence (of events), especially when presumed related and likely to continue.
    chapter of accidents
    • 1866, Wilkie Collins, Armadale, Book the Last, Chapter I,
      ""You know that Mr. Armadale is alive,"" pursued the doctor, ""and you know that he is coming back to England. Why do you continue to wear your widows dress?""
      She answered him without an instants hesitation, steadily going on with her work.
      ""Because I am of a sanguine disposition, like you. I mean to trust to the chapter of accidents to the very last. Mr. Armadale may die yet, on his way home.""
    • 1911, Bram Stoker, The Lair of the White Worm, Chapter 26,
      […] she determined to go on slowly towards Castra Regis, and trust to the chapter of accidents to pick up the trail again.
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