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treasure

noun [C/U]  /ˈtreʒ·ər/ us  
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]  /ˈtreʒ·ər/ us  
to take good care of something because you value it highly: I treasure these old snapshots of my grandparents.
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