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Meaning of “treasure trove” in the English Dictionary

"treasure trove" in British English

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treasure trovenoun

uk   /ˈtreʒ.əˌtrəʊv/  us   /-ɚˌtroʊv/
a treasure trove of sth a ​place that is ​full of something good: a ​treasure trove of ​information Though ​small, this ​museum is a ​veritabletreasure trove of ​history. [C or U] UK a ​largeamount of ​money or a ​largenumber of ​valuableobjectsfoundhiddensomewhere and ​seeming to ​belong to no one: A ​Roman soldier's ​pay, ​found by a ​metaldetectorenthusiast in Norfolk, has been declaredtreasure trove.
(Definition of treasure trove from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"treasure trove" in American English

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treasure trovenoun [C]

 us   /ˈtreʒ·ər ˌtroʊv/
a ​collection of ​valuable things: The ​book was a treasure trove of ​information.
(Definition of treasure trove from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “treasure trove”
in Chinese (Simplified) 无主宝藏, 无主珍宝…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無主寶藏, 無主珍寶…
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