[ UK /ɛkst‍ʃˈɛkɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈɛksˌtʃɛkɝ/ ]
  1. the funds of a government or institution or individual
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How To Use exchequer In A Sentence

  • The Chancellor of the Exchequer appears to have carried the Cabinet in his opposition to such a step.
  • In short, this Budget, which did not correspond with the magniloquent speech of the Chancellor of the Exchequer, could not stand.
  • Moreover the chancellor of the exchequer saw before him an inevitable addition of ten millions of pounds sterling to his budget, the only avowable reason for which was the rectification of the Canadian frontier. Albert Gallatin American Statesmen Series, Vol. XIII
  • The Chancellor of the Exchequer will take the floor for his Budget speech at 3.00 p.m.
  • In recent years, a substantial proportion of grants have remained unspent and recouped by the Exchequer.
  • That, we respectfully submit, relates directly to a depredation upon the exchequer of the Commonwealth.
  • Or, perchance, mystery and importance have been found, during his long and varied experience with the unsophisticated tourist, excellent things to increase the volume of importance attached to the exhibited articles, and the volume of "pice" in his exchequer. Around the World on a Bicycle - Volume II From Teheran To Yokohama
  • The current situation deprives the exchequer of income and gives overseas companies a trading advantage over UK firms that pay their taxes in full. Times, Sunday Times
  • And perhaps it may be remarked here, since we commonly say of a man in difficulties that he is "exchequered" or in "chancery," that so we probably intend to express the same, when we say a man is _hanapered_, or _hampered_. Notes and Queries, Number 29, May 18, 1850
  • Ricardo reasoned that if ‘Government delayed receiving the tax for one year… it would, perhaps, be obliged to issue an Exchequer bill bearing interest, and it would pay as much for interest as the consumer would save in price.’
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