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Definition of Treasury

  • A place or building in which stores of wealth are deposited; especially, a place where public revenues are deposited and kept, and where money is disbursed to defray the expenses of government; hence, also, the place of deposit and disbursement of any collected funds.
  • That department of a government which has charge of the finances.
  • A repository of abundance; a storehouse.
  • Hence, a book or work containing much valuable knowledge, wisdom, wit, or the like; a thesaurus; as, “ Maunder's Treasury of Botany.”
  • a depository (a room or building) where wealth and precious objects can be kept safely
  • the government department responsible for collecting and managing and spending public revenues
  • the federal department that collects revenue and administers federal finances; the Treasury Department was created in 1789
  • the British cabinet minister responsible for economic strategy
  • the funds of a government or institution or individual
  • negotiable debt obligations of the United States government which guarantees that interest and principal payments will be paid on time

How to use treasury in a sentence. Treasury pronunciation.

Nothing in this world is palled in such impenetrable obscurity as a U.S. Treasury Comptroller's understanding.
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Her navy was practically destroyed, her armies soundly beaten, her offensive power temporarily reduced to zero, her treasury exhausted, her pride laid in the dust.
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Frequently afterward did he say to me, in substance, "Prayer is the key to God's treasury.
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I learned from a well- informed person that the sum of one hundred thousand francs from the private funds of the Emperor was distributed by M. Dequevauvilliers, secretary of the treasury of the chamber, among the authors of the poetry sent to the Tuileries; and finally, fashion, which makes use of the least events, invented stuffs called roi-de-Rome, as in the old regime they had been called dauphin.
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At the office doing business all the morning, and my wife being gone to buy some things in the city I dined with Sir W. Batten, and in the afternoon met Sir W. Pen at the Treasury Office, and there paid off the Guift, where late at night, and so called in and eat a bit at Sir W. Batten's again, and so home and to bed, to-morrow being washing day.
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When his attendants had concluded their calculation, he ordered them to place Popanilla's precious metal in his treasury; and then, presenting the Captain with a small packet of pink shells, he kindly inquired whether he could be of any further use to him.
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He informed the Statue that the Emperor of the East was unfortunately unable to pay the interest upon his national debt; that his treasury was quite empty and his resources utterly exhausted.
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Although the two Town Lots thus brought $2,950, they had cost a good deal in taxes and attorney's fees, and it is doubtful whether the general treasury profited greatly by the investment, and certainly the men who had lived and labored and suffered in Georgia were in no financial way enriched thereby.
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What a treasury of all things!
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M. de Montalembert's "Moines d'Occident," and Ozanam's "Etudes Germaniques," may be read with much profit. Dr. Reeves' edition of Adamnan's "Life of St. Columba," published by the Irish Archaeological and Celtic Society, is a treasury of learning, which needs no praise of mine.
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But it was unnecessary to follow out such riddles when the presence of Ralph supplied her with more interesting problems, which somehow became involved with the little boat crossing the river, the majestic and careworn City, and the steamers homecoming with their treasury, or starting in search of it, so that infinite leisure would be necessary for the proper disentanglement of one from the other.
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Edward Livingston of Louisiana, who wrote most of Jackson's documents when he commanded in New Orleans, was made Secretary of State, Louis McLane of Delaware, Secretary of the Treasury; Lewis Cass, governor for nineteen years of Michigan, Secretary of War; Levi Woodbury of New Hampshire, Secretary of the Navy; Roger B. Taney of Maryland, Attorney-General,-all distinguished for abilities.
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The confidential advisers of the President were Amos Kendall, afterwards Postmaster-General; Duff Green, a Democratic editor; Isaac Hill, a violent partisan, who edited a paper in Concord, New Hampshire, and was made second auditor of the treasury; and William B. Lewis, an old friend of the general in Tennessee,-all able men, but unscrupulous politicians, who enjoyed power rather than the display of it.
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The public money was deposited in this Bank; it could be removed by the Secretary of the Treasury, but by him only on giving his reasons to Congress.
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In consequence, Woodbury, on June 27, 1829, wrote to Ingham, Secretary of the Treasury, making complaints against the president of the branch bank in Portsmouth for roughness of manner, partiality in loans, and severity in collections.
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As already noted, they ended in its dissolution, followed by a new and stronger cabinet, in which Ingham was succeeded as Secretary of the Treasury by Louis McLane.
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McLane was now succeeded in the Treasury department by Mr. Duane of Philadelphia, the firmest and most incorruptible of men, for whom the President felt the greatest respect, but whom he expected to bend to his purposes as he had Ingham.
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Only the Secretary of the Treasury could remove the deposits, and this Mr. Duane unexpectedly but persistently refused to do.
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Then the President resorted to threats, all to no purpose; at length Duane was dismissed from his office, and Roger B. Taney became Secretary of the Treasury, 23d of September, 1833.
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This tariff, substantially proposed by George M. Dallas, Secretary of the Treasury, was ably supported by Clay.
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Examples of Treasury

Example #1
The very fires of the hereafter could get up nothing more than a fitful glimmer in it.
Example #2
The United States responded by subtracting the printing-bill from the Secretary's suffering salary-and moreover remarked with dense gravity that he would find nothing in his "instructions" requiring him to purchase hay!
Example #3
If the greatness of a nation consisted in the number and size of its battleships, in the capacity of its fighting men, or in its financial prosperity, Russia would be an object of pity.
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The Japanese war pricked one of the biggest bubbles in history, and left Russia in a profoundly humiliating situation.
Example #5
Soon after this, "a missionary box" was sent to the Seminary, and my friend was therefrom well supplied with under garments.
Example #6
It has evidently been thrown in through the ventilator.