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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These works, which I owe to the high talents and disinterested zeal of the above distinguished authors, could not have been undertaken, had it not been for the liberality of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, who, through the representation of the Right Honourable the Chancellor of the Exchequer, have been pleased to grant a sum of one thousand pounds towards defraying part of the expenses of publication.
For his errand at Torwood Park was a political one; it was the place of appointment named by no less a person than the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sir Howard Horne, then introducing his so-called Socialist budget, and prepared to expound it in an interview with so promising a penman.
"Yes," replied the Chancellor of the Exchequer. "Jolly good shooting.
Fisher said, rather vaguely, that he was following soon, when he had fixed something up; and the Chancellor of the Exchequer left the inn.
The irrepressible Chancellor of the Exchequer was still talking about the birds he had brought down, the birds that Burke and Halkett had brought down, and the birds that Jenkins, their host, had failed to bring down.
But, as one reads in the columns of the Times newspaper every now and then, queer announcements from the Chancellor of the Exchequer, acknowledging the receipt of 50 pounds from A.
Gordon Jones, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, was an interesting, almost an historical sight.
While the ladies were thus busying themselves, Mr Lillyvick was intent upon the game in progress, and as all should be fish that comes to a water-collector's net, the dear old gentleman was by no means scrupulous in appropriating to himself the property of his neighbours, which, on the contrary, he abstracted whenever an opportunity presented itself, smiling good-humouredly all the while, and making so many condescending speeches to the owners, that they were delighted with his amiability, and thought in their hearts that he deserved to be Chancellor of the Exchequer at least.
The millionaire then read out her last will and testament, in which she left the whole of her fortune to the Chancellor of the Exchequer. Then she died.
My aunt, looking very like an immovable Chancellor of the Exchequer, would occasionally throw in an interruption or two, as 'Hear!' or 'No!' or 'Oh!' when the text seemed to require it: which was always a signal to Mr.
The Radical Chancellor of the Exchequer, whom the whole Tory party was supposed to be cursing for his extortions, was praised for his minor poetry, or his saddle in the hunting field.
Pupils at Long Lawford Primary, which would be in the shadow of the international airport proposed at Church Lawford, have been flooded with replies from people ranging from former Chancellor of the Exchequer Kenneth Clarke to Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams, since they started a concerted campaign last month.

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