Definition of chancery noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈtʃɑːnsəri//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃænsəri//
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  1. 1Chancery (law) a division of the High Court in Britain
  2. 2(especially British English) an office where public records are kept
  3. 3(also chancery court) a court in the US that decides legal cases based on the principle of equity
  4. 4the offices where the official representative of a country works, in another country
  5. Word Originlate Middle English: contraction of chancellery.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: chancery

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