Lord Chancellor

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Lord Chancellor

n. pl. Lords Chancellor
The presiding officer of the House of Lords.

Lord Chancellor

n
(Law) government Brit the cabinet minister who is head of the judiciary in England and Wales and Speaker of the House of Lords

Lord` Chan′cellor



n., pl. Lord Chancellors.
the highest judicial officer of the British crown: ministry law adviser, presiding officer in the House of Lords, etc. Also called Lord′ High` Chan′cellor.
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Noun1.Lord Chancellor - the highest officer of the Crown who is head of the judiciary and who presides in the House of Lords
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
cabinet minister - a person who is a member of the cabinet
Translations

Lord Chancellor

n (Brit) → Lordsiegelbewahrer m, → Lordkanzler m
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