chancellor of the exchequer

noun phrase, often capitalized C&E

Definition of chancellor of the exchequer

: a member of the British cabinet in charge of the public income and expenditure

First Known Use of chancellor of the exchequer

1535, in the meaning defined above

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“Chancellor of the exchequer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chancellor%20of%20the%20exchequer. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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