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chan·cel·lor

 (chăn′sə-lər, -slər)
n.
1. Any of various officials of high rank, especially:
a. A secretary to a monarch or noble.
b. Chiefly British The chief secretary of an embassy.
c. The chief minister of state in some European countries.
2.
a. The president of certain American universities.
b. Chiefly British The honorary or titular head of a university.
3. Law The presiding judge of a court of chancery or equity in some states of the United States and in Great Britain.

[Middle English chaunceler, from Old French chancelier, from Late Latin cancellārius, doorkeeper, from Latin cancellī, bars, latticework; see cancel.]

chan′cel·lor·ship′ n.

chancellor

(ˈtʃɑːnsələ; -slə)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the head of the government in several European countries
2. (Education) US the president of a university or, in some colleges, the chief administrative officer
3. (Education) Brit and Canadian the honorary head of a university. Compare vice chancellor1
4. (Law) US (in some states) the presiding judge of a court of chancery or equity
5. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Brit the chief secretary of an embassy
6. (Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity a clergyman acting as the law officer of a bishop
7. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) archaic the chief secretary of a prince, nobleman, etc
[C11: from Anglo-French chanceler, from Late Latin cancellārius porter, secretary, from Latin cancellī lattice; see chancel]
ˈchancellorˌship n

chan•cel•lor

(ˈtʃæn sə lər, -slər, ˈtʃɑn-)

n.
1. the chief minister of state in some parliamentary governments, as in Germany.
2. the chief administrative officer in some American universities.
3. the chief secretary of a king or noble, or of an embassy.
4. the priest in charge of a Roman Catholic chancery.
5. the title of various important officials in the British government.
6. (in some states) the judge of a court of equity.
7. Brit. the honorary, nonresident, titular head of a university.
[1100–50; Middle English chaunceler, late Old English canceler < Old North French, Old French < Late Latin cancellārius doorkeeper, literally, man at the barrier]
chan′cel•lor•ship`, n.

chancellor

A title given to the heads of some universities in the United States and the United Kingdom.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Chancellor - 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
2.chancellor - the person who is head of state (in several countries)chancellor - the person who is head of state (in several countries)
chief of state, head of state - the chief public representative of a country who may also be the head of government
taoiseach - the prime minister of the Irish Republic
3.chancellor - the honorary or titular head of a university
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
head teacher, school principal, principal, head - the educator who has executive authority for a school; "she sent unruly pupils to see the principal"
Translations
رَئيسُ الجامِعَهقاضي القُضاه، رَئيسُ مَجْلِسِ اللوردات
kancléřrektor
kanslerrektor
kancellár
kanslarirektor
finansų ministrasiždo kancleriskanclerisrektorius
augstākais tiesnesiskanclersministrs
kancelár

chancellor

[ˈtʃɑːnsələʳ] N (Pol) → canciller mf (Univ) → rector(a) m/f honorario/a
Chancellor of the ExchequerMinistro/a m/f or (LAm) Secretario/a m/f de Economía y Hacienda
Lord Chancellor jefe de la administración de la justicia en Inglaterra y Gales, y presidente de la Cámara de los Lores

Chancellor

[ˈtʃɑːnslər] n
[Germany, Austria] → chancelier/ière
[British university] → président(e) m/f honoraire
[American university] → recteur m
see also vice-chancellor
= Chancellor of the ExchequerChancellor of the Exchequer n (British)chancelier/ière de l'Échiquier (ministre des finances britannique)

chancellor

n (Jur, Pol, Univ) → Kanzler m; Chancellor (of the Exchequer) (Brit) → Schatzkanzler(in) m(f), → Finanzminister(in) m(f)

chancellor

[ˈtʃɑːnsələʳ] ncancelliere m; (of university) → rettore m (onorario)

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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Kingdom presented Juffali with the medal during a ceremony that was recently held in Riyadh, in the presence of General Jean-Louis Georgelin, grand chancellor of the Legion of Honor and chancellor of the National Order of Merit, who had flown in from Paris to chair the ceremony.
A symposium on 'The Arctic and Antarctica: Differing Currents of Change' was held at the James Cook Grand Chancellor Hotel in Wellington on 27 February.
The 2013 event is to be held at the Hotel Grand Chancellor on the Gold Coast between 2nd and 4th September with the theme “Challenge of Change.
Meanwhile, the Christchurch Press reported a guest trapped for four hours in the city s Grand Chancellor hotel had received a NZ$300 bill for his stay, including $15.
Parts of the central city have been closed to the public since the Feb 22 quake, and one of the city's tallest buildings, the Grand Chancellor Hotel, has been declared unstable and is being prepared for demolition.
If the Hotel Grand Chancellor falls, and three engineers say it is a significant risk, that will be dramatic, a domino effect in the central city of other unstable buildings.
Mark One of the city's tallest buildings, the 27-floor Hotel Grand Chancellor, was evacuated after showing signs of buckling and was thought to be in imminent danger of collapse.