chamber of commerce

noun phrase

Definition of chamber of commerce

: an association of businesspeople to promote commercial and industrial interests in the community

First Known Use of chamber of commerce

1683, in the meaning defined above

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“Chamber of commerce.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of chamber of commerce

: a group of businesspeople who work together to try to help businesses in their town or city

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