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English definition of “treasure”

treasure

noun (PERSON)    /ˈtreʒ.ər/ US  //
[C] informal someone who is very helpful and valuable to you: I don't know what I'd have done without Lizzie when I was ill - she was an absolute treasure.People having good qualities [C] mainly UK old-fashioned informal a friendly way of talking to someone, especially a child: Come on, treasure, let's go and see Granny.Affectionate terms of address
(Definition of treasure noun (PERSON) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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