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chancellorship

[chan-suh-ler-ship, -sler-, chahn-] /ˈtʃæn sə lərˌʃɪp, -slər-, ˈtʃɑn-/
noun
1.
the office or rank of chancellor.
2.
a chancellor's term of office.
Origin
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English chanceler-schepp. See chancellor, -ship
Related forms
underchancellorship, noun
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  • It is said that he will resign the chancellorship in order to be free to take the stump.

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