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"the Treasury" in British English

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the Treasurynoun

uk   /ˈtreʒ.ər.i/ us   /ˈtreʒ.ɚ.i/
the government department, in the UK and some other countries, that is responsible for financial matters 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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treasurynoun [U]

us   /ˈtreʒ·ə·ri/
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"the Treasury" in Business English

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the Treasurynoun [S, + singular or plural verb]

in the UK, US, and some other countries, the government department responsible for government spending, 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 principal economic advisor to the US President.
(Definition of the Treasury from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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