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noun     /ˈkɒfər/
[C] a large strong box in which money or valuable objects are kept
coffers [plural] FINANCE the money that an organization has in its bank accounts and available to spend : government / party coffers With the increased revenue coming to the state's coffers, hiring freezes can now be lifted .
(Definition of coffer noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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