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Definition of "chained" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of chain. (verb)
  • Bound with chains (adjective)
  • (of data items) linked in a chain (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "chained" in a sentence
  • "The new index, which is known as the "chained consumer price index" CCPI, typically shows a rate of inflation 0.3 percentage points less than the CPI currently used to adjust benefits."
  • "The preferred replacement is called the "chained" consumer price index."
  • "Report Abuse "The preferred replacement for COLA is called the "chained" consumer price index...""