Translation of chapter in Spanish:

chapter

capítulo, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈtʃæptər//ˈtʃaptə/

noun

  • 1

    (of book)
    capítulo masculine
    a shameful chapter in our country's history un capítulo vergonzoso de la historia de nuestro país
    • a chapter of accidents una serie de desgracias
    • chapter and verse con todo lujo de detalles
    • to quote chapter and verse citar textualmente / palabra por palabra
  • 2

    • 2.1Religion

      capítulo masculine
      • Banning admission fees would mean introducing legislation to prohibit charging by independent deans and chapters of cathedrals.
      • Most northern chapters of the chivalric orders had salles like this one, and the weather raging outside the thick walls reminded Charrow of why that was.
      • In 1176 Pope Alexander III resolved the dispute by declaring the cities to be joint-sees and ordering the chapters to hold elections together.
      • One of the more controversial parts of the new church order is the decision to give Parish Councils, not the cathedral chapters, the power to hire clergy.
      • In 1304 he was present at the general chapter of the Dominican order held at Toulouse.

    • 2.2(of fraternity, sorority)

      sección feminine
      • If you live in a big city, you really ought to look into organizing a chapter of your own local bloggers.
      • Their primary purpose was to network and enhance communications between state chapters.
      • The following are some tips from that seminar which may help your student chapter better use their local associations.
      • My mother covered him with blankets, and a neighbor phoned the local chapter of the Humane Society for help.
      • On occasion, the Association has suffered discredit because of the actions or communications of chapters and conferences.
      • This also is the perfect time of year to recruit new members for your local association or collegiate chapter.
      • Encourage students to form their own departmental organizations, like a physics club or a chapter of the Society of Physics Students.
      • This year he's president of the local chapter, which has about 200 members.
      • The first relationship state coordinators develop is with the chairs of the chapters ' legislative committees in their states.
      • The headquarters staff also will handle fund-raising mass mailings, with chapters handling more targeted local mailings.
      • For every kilometer I walked, I raised money for our local chapter of the American Diabetes Society.
      • He serves as president of the local chapter of the National Air Traffic Controllers Association, and he is a licensed commercial pilot.
      • This might be a good time to call your local chapter with a donation or even an offer to volunteer.
      • Social clubs, association chapters and labor unions have been in decline for decades.
      • Talk with someone from your local chapter of the American Cancer Society or a similar organization.
      • Start by deciding how to tell the community about your chapter's activities.
      • Local youth and college chapters plan to go back into their communities and hold additional town hall meetings on Social Security.
      • Local chapters of these organizations appeared throughout the country and even penetrated deeply into many rural areas.
      • Many of our California Delegates represent our local chapters, and work with the state association to give us a greater presence in these elections.
      • Organizations devoted to helping people deal with this problem have about 6,000 local chapters altogether.

  • 3

    (in US, of act of parliament)
    capítulo masculine
    to file for chapter 11bankruptcy protection acogerse al capítulo 11 del código de bancarrota (de EEUU)