Finance Ministry

/'faɪnæns ˌmɪnɪstri/ noun
a government department dealing with a country’s finance
COMMENT: In most countries, the government department dealing with finance is called the Finance Ministry, with a Finance Minister in charge. Both in the UK and the US, the department is called the Treasury, and the minister in charge is the Chancellor of the Exchequer in the UK, and the Treasury Secretary in the US

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

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