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English definition of “the Treasury”

the Treasury

noun     /ˈtreʒ.ər.i/ US  /-ɚ-/
the government department, in the UK and some other countries, that is responsible for financial matters such as spending and tax → Compare the ExchequerGovernment departments and organizations
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