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Noun: treasury  tre-zhu-ree
  1. The funds of a government, institution or individual
    - exchequer
  2. The government department responsible for collecting and managing and spending public revenues
  3. A depository (a room or building) where wealth and precious objects can be kept safely
Noun: Treasury
  1. Negotiable debt obligations of the United States government which guarantees that interest and principal payments will be paid on time
    - Treasury obligations
  2. The British cabinet minister responsible for economic strategy
    - First Lord of the Treasury
  3. The federal department that collects revenue and administers federal finances; the Treasury Department was created in 1789
    - Department of the Treasury, Treasury Department, United States Treasury

Derived forms: Treasuries, treasuries

Type of: cabinet minister, cash in hand, deposit, depositary, depository, executive department, finances, funds, government bond, government department, monetary resource, pecuniary resource, repository

Part of: British Cabinet

Encyclopedia: Treasury