Definition of 'Exchequer'
Example sentences containing 'exchequer'
These individuals and corporations all used highly complex schemes to minimise tax at the expense of the British exchequer.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The taxes raised from the slave trade went straight to the British exchequer and will have funded all manner of national assets.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
People who are resident in Britain and domiciled here pay tax to the British exchequer on their worldwide income and gains.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
And it would be nice to spend my hard-earned cash on a company that actually pays taxes into the British exchequer.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The current situation deprives the exchequer of income and gives overseas companies a trading advantage over UK firms that pay their taxes in full.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Trends of 'Exchequer'
View usage over:
Definition of Exchequer from the Collins English Dictionary
Why every generation is at risk
We take a look at the etymology behind the word 'election' in the run-up to the UK General Election in June
Language expert Ian Brookes looks at the word 'election' and its origins.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.