Lord Chancellor(redirected from Speaker of the British House of Lords)
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n. pl. Lords Chancellor
The presiding officer of the House of Lords.
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(Law) government Brit the cabinet minister who is head of the judiciary in England and Wales and Speaker of the House of Lords
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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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|Noun||1.||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
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n (Brit) → Lordsiegelbewahrer m, → Lordkanzler m
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