Exchequer

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Exchequer

1. See: HM Treasury.

2. A general term, especially in the United Kingdom, for a fund or account.

Exchequer

a UK government office within the TREASURY responsible for the receipt, custody and issue of government funds.
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The irrepressible Chancellor of the Exchequer was still talking about the birds he had brought down, the birds that Burke and Halkett had brought down, and the birds that Jenkins, their host, had failed to bring down.
While the Government revenues from tobacco sector are showing an impressive growth, the illegal cigarette trade is becoming a grave concern as it is causing a huge loss to the exchequers.
PESHAWAR -- NAB (KP) today arrested Ex-Tehsildar Revenue Department Peshawar Fazal Hussain allegedly involved in misappropriation of Mutation Fee in various Revenue Circles in District Peshawar thus causing a loss of lacs of rupees to public exchequers.
PESHAWRA -- NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Friday arrested Ex-Tehsildar Revenue Department Peshawar Fazal Hussain allegedly involved in misappropriation of Mutation Fee in various Revenue Circles causing a loss of lacs of rupees to public exchequers.