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"the Treasury" in British English

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the Treasurynoun

uk   /ˈtreʒ.ər.i/  us   /-ɚ-/
the ​governmentdepartment, in the UK and some other ​countries, that is ​responsible for ​financialmatters such as ​spending and ​tax

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(Definition of the Treasury from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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the Treasurynoun [S, + singular or plural verb]

uk   us   FINANCE, GOVERNMENT
in the UK, US, and some other countries, the ​governmentdepartmentresponsible for ​governmentspending, ​borrowing, ​tax, etc.: the Treasury Department/​Secretary The Treasury ​estimates that the ​top 1% of ​earners will ​pay about 32.3% of all ​taxes this ​year. The ​Secretary of the Treasury is the ​principaleconomicadvisor to the US ​President.
(Definition of the Treasury from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) (英国及其他许多国家的)财政部…
in Chinese (Traditional) (英國及其他許多國家的)財政部…
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