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- n. An older person who accompanies other younger people to ensure the propriety of their behaviour, often an older woman accompanying a young woman.
- n. A protein that assists the non-covalent folding/unfolding and the assembly/disassembly of other macromolecular structures, but does not occur in these structures when the latter are performing their normal biological functions.
- v. to act as a chaperone
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- n. one who accompanies and supervises a young woman or gatherings of young people
- v. accompany as a chaperone
See chaperon. (Wiktionary)