chamber commerce

chamber of commerce

noun
an association, primarily of people in business, to promote the commercial interests of an area. Abbreviation: C of C

Origin:
1780–90

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chamber of commerce
 
n
(sometimes capitals) an organization composed mainly of local businessmen to promote, regulate, and protect their interests

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chamber of commerce definition


  1. n.
    toilet; restroom. Q: Where's Bob? A: Oh, Bob's in the chamber of commerce. :
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