treasury

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'treasury', 'Treasury': /ˈtrɛʒəri/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈtrɛʒəri/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(trezhə rē)


Inflections of 'treasury' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": treasuries
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treasury

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [HM, the US] Treasury
  2. the treasury is running low
  3. burned through the treasury
  4. the [nation's, state's] treasury
  5. the [federal, state, public] treasury
  6. is the secretary of the (federal) treasury
  7. [dipped into, raided] the public treasury (for)
  8. bleeding the treasury dry
  9. guilty of [embezzling, misappropriating] the treasury
  10. [increased, tax] revenues for the treasury
n as adj
  1. the treasury [department, office]
  2. buy treasury [bills, notes, bonds]
  3. the treasury secretary
  4. the treasury account
'treasury' also found in these entries (note: many are not synonyms or translations):
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