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English definition of “chancellor”

chancellor

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈtʃɑːnsər/
Chancellor GOVERNMENT, FINANCE →  Chancellor of the Exchequer: With news of profit losses across the nation, the chancellor is expected to cut interest rates.
GOVERNMENT a title used in some countries for an official position of high rank in a government, legal system, or university: She was the first woman chancellor of Germany. Chancellor Kohl the vice-chancellor of the university
chancellorship /ˈtʃɑːnsələʃɪp/ US   /ˈtʃænsəlɚ-/ noun [S]
(Definition of chancellor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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