Chamberlain - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈtʃeɪmbərlɪn|  American pronunciation of the word chamberlain
Brit.  |ˈtʃeɪmbəlɪn|  British pronunciation of the word chamberlain

noun

- British statesman who as Prime Minister pursued a policy of appeasement toward fascist Germany (1869-1940)
- the treasurer of a municipal corporation
- an officer who manages the household of a king or nobleman

Examples

Chamberlain's policy of appeasement towards Hitler in the 30s

Word forms

noun
singular: chamberlain
plural: chamberlains
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