Translation of chancellor in Spanish:

chancellor

Pronunciation: /ˈtʃænslər; ˈtʃɑːnsələ(r)/

n

  • 1.1Chancellor (of the Exchequer) (in (United Kingdom/el Reino Unido) ) ministro, (masculine, feminine) de Economía/Hacienda
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    • Our Chancellor and First Minister are not of a type.
    • Though Brown would not challenge Smith personally for the leadership, as the new shadow chancellor he challenged his policy.
    • Crisis teams were immediately formed in the Foreign Ministry and the chancellor's office.
    1.2 (premier) canciller (masculine and feminine)
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    • It provided West Germany's first three Chancellors: Adenauer, Erhard, and Kiesinger.
    • Adolf Hitler was the Chancellor and Fuhrher of Germany.
    • After all, nobody gets worked up when German Chancellors commemorate the thousands of ordinary soldiers who died for their motherland during the war.
    1.3 (of university) rector, (masculine, feminine)
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    • He also faxed a message to the university chancellor and education minister.
    • In Edinburgh's case, rectors come second in the formal hierarchy of the university, after the chancellor but before the principal.
    • Dorothy will be presented with her honorary degree by the university's chancellor Lord Chris Patten of Barnes.
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    • The new academic standards are part of a series of NCAA reforms championed by Division I university presidents and chancellors.
    • The staff conveyed these concerns to the current chancellor after he took office in January 2000.
    • The remainder of the $6 million was committed by the presidents and chancellors of the participating universities, Schell said.

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