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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.
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chamber of commerce

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


n.
an association, primarily of people in business, to promote the commercial interests of an area.
[1780–90]
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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"
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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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