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noun treasure pronunciation in British English /ˈtreʒə(r)/ 
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singulartreasure
pluraltreasures
  1. 1
    [uncountable] a collection of valuable things, especially jewels or gold and silver objects. In stories, treasure is often stored in a treasure chest (=a large box)
    buried/hidden treasure:

    There are rumours of buried treasure in the old house.

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    1. a.
      [countable] [usually plural] a valuable object, especially a piece of art or a historical object

      the treasures of the Vatican Museum

  2. 2
    [countable] something that you look after carefully because you think it is valuable or important

    This photograph from our wedding is my greatest treasure.

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  3. 3
    [countable] informal someone who is very helpful and kind

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