Chancellor - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈtʃænsələr|  American pronunciation of the word chancellor
Brit.  |ˈtʃɑːns(ə)lə|  British pronunciation of the word chancellor

noun

- the British cabinet minister responsible for finance
- the person who is head of government (in several countries) (syn: premier)
- the honorary or titular head of a university

Examples

the new chancellor of the university

Helmut Kohl, the former German Chancellor

The question was decided by the casting vote of the Chancellor.

The running of internal affairs was given over to the Chancellor.

The Chancellor announced that the economy is in good shape.

Churchill was installed as Chancellor of the university.

The Chancellor's entrance was greeted with a standing ovation (=everyone stood up).

One of the minority parties had withdrawn its support for Chancellor Kohl.

The Chancellor has withstood the criticism and held firm.

Word forms

noun
singular: chancellor
plural: chancellors
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