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chancellor

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈtʃɑːnsər/
GOVERNMENT the leader of the government in some countries: the German chancellorOccupations and tradesLeaders of national and regional governments
UNIVERSITY the person with the highest position in some universitiesOccupations and trades
MONEY ( also Chancellor of the Exchequer,
 
 
)
UK
the person in the British government who makes decisions about taxes and government spendingOccupations and trades
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