the Treasury Department

Definition of the Treasury Department

  1. :  the government department that is in charge of handling a country's money

Word by Word Definitions

treasuryplay Treasury
  1. :  a place in which stores of wealth are kept

    :  the place of deposit and disbursement of collected funds

    :  one where public revenues are deposited, kept, and disbursed

departmentplay Department
  1. :  a distinct sphere :  province

    :  a category consisting especially of a measurable activity or attribute

    :  a functional or territorial division: such as


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