Associations to the word «Treasury»


TREASURY, noun. A place where treasure is stored safely.
TREASURY, noun. A place where state or royal money and valuables are stored.
TREASURY, noun. A collection or artistic or literary works.
TREASURY, noun. (obsolete) A treasure.
TREASURY, noun. A government department responsible for the collection, management, and expenditure of the public revenue
TREASURY BILL, noun. (finance) A government obligation, sold at a discount, maturing in one year or less, and pays no interest prior to maturity.
TREASURY STOCK, noun. (finance) Issued stock of an incorporated company held by the company itself.
TREASURY TAG, noun. A short piece of cord with metal bars at each end, used in offices for holding papers together or fastening them into a file.
TREASURY TAGS, noun. Plural of treasury tag

Dictionary definition

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

Wise words

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