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Topic: GOVERNMENT

Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: chancellerie, from chancelier; CHANCELLOR

chancellery

noun
     
chan‧cel‧ler‧y plural chancelleries [countable]
1SECPG the building in which a chancellor has his or her office
2PGO the officials who work in a chancellor's office
3PG the offices of an official representative of a foreign country [= chancery]
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