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the Treasury

noun uk   /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
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in Chinese (Traditional) (英國及其他許多國家的)財政部…
in Chinese (Simplified) (英国及其他许多国家的)财政部…
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