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Treasury meaning

treasury - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. That department of a government which has charge of the finances.
  2. 2. A repository of abundance; a storehouse.
  3. 3. Hence, a book or work containing much valuable knowledge, wisdom, wit, or the like; a thesaurus; as, " Maunder's Treasury of Botany."
  4. 4. A treasure.
  5. 5. Hence, a book or work containing much valuable knowledge, wisdom, wit, or the like; a thesaurus; as, Maunder's of Botany.
  6. 6. Place where treasure is kept; financial department of a government.

treasury - examples of usage

  1. According to Secretary of the Treasury McAdoo, there were coal companies which paid as high as eight hundred per cent per year; that is to say, the profits in one year were eight times the total investment. - "The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society", Upton Sinclair.
  2. John J. Wilson, Secretary Of Treasury. - "The Book of Good Manners", W. C. Green.
  3. Friend, you have well won any reward you may please to ask,- the treasury shall supply you-" " Stay, your Excellency," interrupted Antonio. - "The Prime Minister", W.H.G. Kingston.
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