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treasury

treas·ur·y

treasury

pronunciation:
tre zh ri
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part of speech: noun
inflections: treasuries
definition 1: the money of a club, business, government, or other group.
We paid for the class trip out of our treasury.
synonyms:
finances, funds
similar words:
assets, capital, money, reserve, resources
definition 2: (capitalized) the government department responsible for public money.
The U.S. Treasury is in charge of all the nation's public money.
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The word treasury contains the following part:
-y2 Latin and Greek noun-forming suffix that means state, quality, act, or practice of