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noun
an association, primarily of people in business, to promote the commercial interests of an area. Abbreviation: C of C
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Origin of chamber of commerce

First recorded in 1780–90
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chamber of commerce

noun
(sometimes capitals) an organization composed mainly of local businessmen to promote, regulate, and protect their interests
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