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CHANCERY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does chancery mean? 

CHANCERY (noun)
  The noun CHANCERY has 2 senses:

1. a court with jurisdiction in equity
2. an office of archives for public or ecclesiastic records; a court of public records

  Familiarity information: CHANCERY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CHANCERY (noun)


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Meaning:

A court with jurisdiction in equity

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

chancery; court of chancery

Hypernyms ("chancery" is a kind of...):

court; judicature; tribunal (an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business)


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Meaning:

An office of archives for public or ecclesiastic records; a court of public records

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("chancery" is a kind of...):

archive (a depository containing historical records and documents)


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