treasurer

noun trea·sur·er \ ˈtre-zhə-rər , ˈtrā- ; ˈtrezh-rər , ˈtrāzh- \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of treasurer

1 : an officer entrusted with the receipt, care, and disbursement of funds: such as
a : a governmental officer charged with receiving, keeping, and disbursing public revenues
b : the executive financial officer of a club, society, or business corporation
2 : a guardian of a collection of treasures : curator

treasurership

play \-ˌship\ noun

Examples of treasurer in a Sentence

  1. She is treasurer of the college.

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First Known Use of treasurer

14th century


TREASURER Defined for English Language Learners

treasurer

noun

Definition of treasurer for English Language Learners

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


TREASURER Defined for Kids

treasurer

noun trea·sur·er \ ˈtre-zhər-ər \

Definition of treasurer for Students

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

Law Dictionary

treasurer

noun trea·sur·er

legal Definition of treasurer

: an officer entrusted with the receipt, care, and disbursement of funds: as
a : a governmental officer charged with keeping, receiving, and disbursing public revenues
b : the executive financial officer of a club, society, or business corporation

treasurership

noun

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