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Meaning of “chancellor” in the English Dictionary

"chancellor" in British English

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chancellornoun [C]

uk   /ˈtʃɑːn.səl.ər/  us   /ˈtʃæn.səl.ɚ/
C2 a ​person in a ​position of the ​highest or high ​rank, ​especially in a ​government or ​university: Helmut Kohl ​became the first Chancellor of a ​united Germany in 1990. A ​formerpolitician has been ​appointed Chancellor of the ​university.

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chancellorship
noun [S] uk   us   /-ʃɪp/
(Definition of chancellor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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chancellornoun [C]

 us   /ˈtʃæn·sə·lər/
a ​person in a ​position of the ​highest or high ​rank, esp. in a ​government or ​university: Helmut Kohl ​became the first chancellor of a ​united Germany in 1990.
(Definition of chancellor from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"chancellor" in Business English

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chancellornoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈtʃɑːnsər/
Chancellor GOVERNMENT, FINANCE →  Chancellor of the Exchequer : With ​news of ​profitlosses across the ​nation, the chancellor is expected to ​cutinterestrates.
GOVERNMENT a ​title used in some countries for an ​officialposition of high ​rank in a ​government, ​legalsystem, or university: She was the first woman chancellor of Germany. Chancellor Kohl the vice-chancellor of the university
chancellorship
noun [S] /ˈtʃɑːnsələʃɪp/  us /ˈtʃænsəlɚ-/
Debt ​increased massively during his chancellorship.
(Definition of chancellor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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