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noun [singular] chancery pronunciation in American English /ˈtʃænsəri/
  1. 1
    legal American a court of law that considers equity (=the principle of what is fair) and not just existing laws when making decisions
  2. 3


    in the legal system in England and Wales, a division of the High Court of Justice

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