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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The government department that collects revenue and administers federal finances. Also: A place in a castle, church, palace etc where money or valuable objects are kept.

Usage examples (38)
  • The riches of a kingdom do not consist so much in the fullness of its treasury as in the fertility of its soil and the industry of its people.
  • Their defense: “We won the election, so the treasury is ours.”
  • PARIS - Auction of BTAN medium-term treasury notes.
  • It follows that investors in short treasury bond funds like for more
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