Definition of chancellery
1a : the position, court, or department of a chancellorb : 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 in a Sentence
The prime minister will speak at the State Chancellery this afternoon.
greeted by members of the chancellery
Recent Examples of chancellery from the Web
Replacing U.S. Ahead of the Brussels meeting, Merkel received Li at the chancellery in Berlin for talks on Wednesday.
And it was further inflamed Tuesday at 6:40 a.m. Washington time when Trump fired a white-hot shot straight at Berlin's glass-and-concrete chancellery.
And it was further enflamed Tuesday at 6:40 a.m. Washington time when Trump fired a white-hot shot straight at Berlin’s glass-and-concrete chancellery.
The group that has been leading weekly pro-EU rallies since last fall in a rare burst of Euro-optimism gathered, fittingly, outside the German chancellery Monday as President Macron arrived in Berlin for his first trip abroad.
The position of president is largely ceremonial in Austria, with most of the country's political power held in the parliament and the chancellery.
Tessin spent more than a decade at the top of Swedish politics, in the office of president of the chancellery — essentially, prime minister.
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First Known Use of chancellery
CHANCELLERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of chancellery for English Language Learners
: 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
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