how to pronounce chancery


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chancery is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of chancery


  1. In the United States, a court of equity; equity; proceeding in equity.
  2. The position of a boxer's head when under his adversary's arm.
  3. Any awkward predicament.
  4. In England, formerly, the highest court of judicature next to the Parliament, exercising jurisdiction at law, but chiefly in equity; but under the jurisdiction act of 1873 it became the chancery division of the High Court of Justice, and now exercises jurisdiction only in equity.
  5. The type of building that houses a diplomatic mission or embassy.
  6. The type of building that houses the offices and administration of a diocese; the offices of a diocese.
  7. In the Middle Ages, a government office that produced and notarized official documents.


  1. With the head of an antagonist under one's arm, so that one can pommel it with the other fist at will.
  2. In an awkward situation; wholly under the power of someone else.

chancery frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word chancery occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics chancery can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that chancery can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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