Examples of exchequer in a Sentence
their son would make beseeching requests for more money whenever his personal exchequer was getting low
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Very often such firms are loss-making and a burden to the exchequer.
Northern Ireland gets 10 billion pounds a year from the U.K. exchequer, and that needs to continue.
Gigot: George Osbourne was the chancellor of the exchequer under David Cameron.
In the decades leading up to his time as prime minister, he had been appointed the president of Board of Trade, colonial secretary, first lord of the Admiralty, minister of munitions, war, and air, and chancellor of the exchequer.
The Northern Irish exchequer ended up paying out around half a billion pounds to those who knew about the scheme, leading to a scandal known as 'cash for ash', and a major investigation into whether DUP staff and supporters personally benefitted.
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Synonymsbankroll, coffers, fund, finances, pocket, resources, wherewithal
Related Wordsshirt; bread [slang], cash, chips, currency, dough, gold, jack [slang], legal tender, lucre, pelf, scratch [slang], tender, wampum; assets, capital, deep pockets, fortune, means, opulence, riches, roll, substance, wealth; purse, treasury; cash flow; financing
Near Antonymsdebts, liabilities; indebtedness
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