|Origin:||chapitre, from Late Latin capitulum, from Latin caput 'head'|
chap‧ter S3 W1 [countable]
one of the parts into which a book is divided:
Read Chapter 11 as your homework.
This chapter discusses power, and how people use it.
a particular period or event in someone's life or in history
a new chapter of peace and cooperation
the noblest chapter in our history
all the priests belonging to a cathedral, or a meeting of these priests
the local members of a large organization such as a club:
the local chapter of the American Legion
to give someone exact details about where to find some information
6 British English
a series of unlucky events coming one after another