Simple Definition of chancellery
: the department of a chancellor or the building where a chancellor's office is located
: the people who work in the department of a chancellor
Full Definition of chancellery
plural chan·cel·ler·ies or chan·cel·lor·ies
1 a : the position, court, or department of a chancellor b : the building or room where a chancellor's office is located
2 : the office of secretary of the court of a person high in authority
3 : the office or staff of an embassy or consulate
Examples of chancellery
The prime minister will speak at the State Chancellery this afternoon.
greeted by members of the chancellery
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Variants of chancellery
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