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chamber of commerce

n. pl. chambers of commerce Abbr. C. of C.
An association of businesspersons and merchants for the promotion of commercial interests in the community.

chamber of commerce

n
(Commerce) (sometimes capitals) an organization composed mainly of local businesspeople to promote, regulate, and protect their interests

cham′ber of com′merce


n.
an association, primarily of people in business, to promote the commercial interests of an area.
[1780–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chamber of commerce - an association of businessmen to protect and promote business interests
association - a formal organization of people or groups of people; "he joined the Modern Language Association"
Translations
cambra de comerç
cámara de comercio
kauppakamari
商工会議所
câmara de comércio

chamber of commerce

ncamera di commercio
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