Date: 1000-1100
Language: Old French
Origin: chancelier, from Late Latin cancellarius 'doorkeeper, secretary', from cancellus; CHANCEL


Related topics: Officials, Politics, College
chan‧cel‧lor W3 [countable]
1PGO the Chancellor of the Exchequer
a) SEC the person who officially represents a British university on special occasions
b) SEC the person in charge of some American universities
3PGO the leader of the government or the main government minister of some countries:
Helmut Kohl, the former German Chancellor

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