the Treasury

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the Treasury

: the government department that is in charge of handling a country's money
  • the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury
often used as Treasury before another noun
  • Treasury bills/bonds/securities

Word by Word Definitions

treasury play
  1. : a place in which stores of wealth are kept

  2. : the place of deposit and disbursement of collected funds

  3. : funds kept in such a depository


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