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Noun
A series of linked metal rings made from metal
“For this purpose, they were riveted to a long heavy, chain, and, thus secured.”
Noun
A series of linked metal rings used to prevent freedom of movement
“Unruly prisoners were held in chains of iron.”
Noun
A long article of jewelry that is worn around the neck or other body part
“She wore denim jeans, a sky blue cotton jersey with navy blue sleeves, and a beaded chain.”
Noun
A sequence of items of the same type forming a line
“One hundred million years ago, Tobago was in the Pacific, part of a chain of volcanic islands.”
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A group of hotels, restaurants, or shops owned by the same company
“The Corporation has a chain of 14 hotels in prime locations of Goa.”
Noun
Something that encumbers progress or movement
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“We owe the heroic men who are striving to throw off the chain of intemperance the duty of removing temptation from their path.”
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A large number of similar things coming in quick succession
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Group which shares business interest
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A rope or chain with which an animal is tied to restrict its movement
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A thick rope of wire or hemp used for construction, mooring ships, and towing vehicles
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A complex system of interconnected elements
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A chain or garland of flowers, leaves, or ribbons, hung in a curve as a decoration
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A market place or trading center
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A series of adjoining mountains, often in a line
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The way in which something progresses or develops
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The arrangement or disposition of people or things in relation to each other
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A contiguous area of land totally surrounded by water
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A necklace with a pendant
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A form of decoration consisting of thin strips of shiny metal foil attached to a long piece of thread
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Oppression, or something that is oppressive or restrictive, typically figuratively
Verb
To fasten or secure with a chain
“It was customary for the escorting police officer to chain the prisoner to a nearby tree for the night.”
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To join so as to form a longer or larger whole
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“They just don't chain trolleys together like they used to.”
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To limit, restrict, or inhibit
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To hamper or get in the way of
Adjective
Hackneyed or trite
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Adjective
Happening regularly, time after time
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Adjective
Formed by the accumulation of successive additions
Types of
Types of personal ornamentation
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