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Chancellor of the Exchequer

noun [C]
 
 
( also Chancellor)
GOVERNMENT, FINANCE the person in the UK government who is responsible for the nation's finances, including tax levels and government spending: An additional £40m for rural development may be cut in the Chancellor of the Exchequer's spending review.
Translations of “Chancellor of the Exchequer”
in Chinese (Traditional) (英國)財政大臣…
in Chinese (Simplified) (英国)财政大臣…
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