Definition of chad
: small pieces of paper or cardboard produced in punching paper tape or data cards; also : a piece of chad
chadlessplay \-ləs\ adjective
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But hanging chad, butterfly ballots, electronic voting glitches and the 2000 presidential election have changed voter perceptions dramatically.
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Origin and Etymology of chad
First Known Use: 1944See Words from the same year
Definition of Chad
landlocked country in north central Africa; capital N'Djamena; a republic; until 1959 a territory of French Equatorial Africa area 495,752 square miles (1,288,955 square kilometers), population 9,253,000
Chadianplay \ˈcha-dē-ən\ adjective or noun
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Definition of Chad for English Language Learners
: country in Africa
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Definition of Chad for Students
country N central Africa; capital, N'Djamena
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