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  1. exchequer

    • IPA[ɪksˈtʃɛkə]

    英式

    • n.
      a royal or national treasury;the account at the Bank of England in which is held the Consolidated Fund, into which tax receipts and other public monies are paid
    • noun: exchequer, plural noun: exchequers

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a royal or national treasury an important source of revenue to the sultan's exchequer
    • the account at the Bank of England in which is held the Consolidated Fund, into which tax receipts and other public monies are paid each of the protesters will be liable to a fixed fine, which could raise £200m for the Exchequer
    • the former government office responsible for collecting revenue and making payments on behalf of the sovereign, auditing official accounts, and trying legal cases relating to revenue.