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noun     treasury pronunciation in American English
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  1. 2
    [countable] [usually singular] all the money or valuable objects that belongs to an organization, a government, a company, etc.

    Louis XIV used over half of his treasury to build the largest castle in Europe.

  2. 3
    [countable] [usually singular] a collection of valuable things
    treasury of:

    a treasury of 15th-century paintings

  3. 4
    [countable] in the past, a place used for storing the money belonging to a king or an organization such as the Church

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