Chancellor of the Exchequer

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Chancellor of the Exchequer

n.
The senior finance minister in the British government and a member of the prime minister's cabinet.

Chancellor of the Exchequer

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Brit the cabinet minister responsible for finance

Chan′cellor of the Excheq′uer


n.
the minister of finance in the British government.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Chancellor of the Exchequer - the British cabinet minister responsible for finance
British Cabinet - the senior ministers of the British government
cabinet minister - a person who is a member of the cabinet
Translations
وَزيرُ المالِيَّه
ministr financí
finansminister
pénzügyminiszter
minister financií
Maliye Bakanı

Chancellor of the Exchequer

n (Brit) → Cancelliere dello ScacchiereMinistro del Tesoro

chancellor

(ˈtʃaːnsələ) noun
1. a state or legal official of various kinds. The Lord Chancellor is the head of the English legal system.
2. the head of a university.
Chancellor of the Exchequer noun
the Finance Minister in Great Britain.
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At degree level just seven per cent of Chancellors of the Exchequer have done an undergraduate degree in economics.
The box was first used by William Ewart Gladstone in 1860, and most Chancellors of the Exchequer have used it ever since.
When I saw bankers confessing on the TV that they had had no training in banking before their appointments it made me wonder what experience Gordon Brown or Alistair Darling had before they became Chancellors of the Exchequer.