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"the Exchequer" in British English

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the Exchequernoun

uk   /ɪksˈtʃek.ər/  us   //
the ​governmentdepartment that ​receives and gives out ​publicmoney, in the UK and some other ​countries
(Definition of the Exchequer from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"the Exchequer" in Business English

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the Exchequernoun

(also exchequer) uk   us   /ɪksˈtʃekər/ (abbreviation Exch)
GOVERNMENT in Britain and some other countries, the ​governmentdepartment that is ​responsible for the country's ​finances, ​includingtaxlevels and how much ​money the ​government can ​spend: Cuts in ​duty will ​cost the Exchequer £1.75 ​billion. The ​industryclaims it ​contributes to the Irish exchequer because it ​generatesemployment and ​wealth.
(Definition of the Exchequer from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the Exchequer”
in Chinese (Simplified) (英国等国的)财政部…
in Chinese (Traditional) (英國等國的)財政部…
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