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treasure

noun [C/U]  us   /ˈtreʒ·ər/
great wealth, esp. in the form of a store of gold, silver, precious stones, or money: [U] Pirates are said to have buried treasure there. A treasure is also anything of great value: [C] Jazz is America’s national treasure.

treasure

verb [T]  us   /ˈtreʒ·ər/
to take good care of something because you value it highly: I treasure these old snapshots of my grandparents.
Translations of “treasure”
in Arabic كَنْز…
in Korean 보물…
in Malaysian harta karun, orang yg sangat berharga…
in French trésor…
in Turkish hazine, define, gömü…
in Italian tesoro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 珍品, 財寶, 珍寶…
in Russian сокровища, сокровище…
in Polish bogactwo, skarb…
in Vietnamese tài sản, châu báu, của quý…
in Spanish tesoro…
in Portuguese tesouro…
in Thai สมบัติ, ของมีค่า…
in German der Schatz, Schatz-…, die Perle…
in Catalan tresor…
in Japanese 宝物, 財宝…
in Indonesian harta, barang berharga…
in Chinese (Simplified) 珍品, 财宝, 珍宝…
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