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Chancellor of the Exchequer

noun uk   /ˌtʃɑːn.səl.ə.rəv.ði.eksˈtʃek.ər/ us    /ˌtʃæn.səl.ɚ.əv.ði.eksˈtʃek.ɚ/
the person in the UK government who is responsible for deciding tax levels and how much money the government can spendGovernment ministers and civil servantsEconomics and the state of the economy
(Definition of Chancellor of the Exchequer from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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