Definition of Chancellor of the Exchequer in English:

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Chancellor of the Exchequer


The chief finance minister of the United Kingdom, who prepares the nation’s annual budgets.
Example sentences
  • The review was set up in April last year by the Chancellor of the Exchequer and the Deputy Prime Minister.
  • He held all four of the greatest offices of state open to a commoner: Chancellor of the Exchequer, Home Secretary, Foreign Secretary and Prime Minister.
  • He reported to the Chancellor of the Exchequer and the Governor of the Bank of England.

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