chancellery

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noun chan·cel·lery \ˈchan(t)-s(ə-)lə-rē, -səl-rē\
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chancellory

Definition of chancellery

plural

chancelleries

or

chancellories

  1. 1a :  the position, court, or department of a chancellorb :  the building or room where a chancellor's office is located

  2. 2 :  the office of secretary of the court of a person high in authority

  3. 3 :  the office or staff of an embassy or consulate

Examples of chancellery in a Sentence

  1. The prime minister will speak at the State Chancellery this afternoon.

  2. greeted by members of the chancellery

14th Century

First Known Use of chancellery

14th century


CHANCELLERY Defined for English Language Learners

chancellery

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noun chan·cel·lery \ˈchan(t)-s(ə-)lə-rē, -səl-rē\

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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