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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 of chancellorship
late Middle English
1425-1475
First recorded in 1425-75, chancellorship is from the late Middle English word chanceler-schepp. See chancellor, -ship
Related forms
underchancellorship, noun
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