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treasurer

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noun trea·sur·er \ˈtre-zhə-rər, ˈtrā-; ˈtrezh-rər, ˈtrāzh-\

Simple Definition of treasurer

  • : someone who is officially in charge of the money that is taken in and paid out by a government, business, organization, etc.

Full Definition of treasurer

  1. 1 :  a guardian of a collection of treasures :  curator

  2. 2 :  an officer entrusted with the receipt, care, and disbursement of funds: asa :  a governmental officer charged with receiving, keeping, and disbursing public revenuesb :  the executive financial officer of a club, society, or business corporation

trea·sur·er·ship play \-ˌship\ noun

Examples of treasurer

  1. She is treasurer of the college.



14th Century

First Known Use of treasurer

14th century


TREASURER Defined for Kids

treasurer

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noun trea·sur·er \ˈtre-zhər-ər\

Definition of treasurer

  1. :  a person (as an officer of a club or business) who has charge of the money




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