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Exchequer

Pronunciation: /ˈekstʃekər; ɪksˈtʃekə(r)/

Translation of Exchequer in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (in UK) the Exchequer el tesoro público, el erario público see also chancellor 1
    Example sentences
    • Chancellor of the Exchequer in 1874-80, Northcote succeeded Disraeli as leader in the Commons in 1876, though his unease with the premier's policy over the Eastern Question became evident.

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