Definitions for Treasury
ˈtrɛʒ ə ritrea·su·ry
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Treasury.
the funds of a government or institution or individual
the government department responsible for collecting and managing and spending public revenues
Treasury, Treasury obligationsnoun
negotiable debt obligations of the United States government which guarantees that interest and principal payments will be paid on time
Treasury, First Lord of the Treasurynoun
the British cabinet minister responsible for economic strategy
Department of the Treasury, Treasury Department, Treasury, United States Treasurynoun
the federal department that collects revenue and administers federal finances; the Treasury Department was created in 1789
a depository (a room or building) where wealth and precious objects can be kept safely
a place where treasure is stored safely
a place where state or royal money and valuables are stored
a collection or artistic or literary works
a government department responsible for the collection, management, and expenditure of the public revenue
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
A place in which riches are accumulated.
Etymology: from treasure; tresorerie, Fr.
And make his chronicle as rich with prize,
As is the ouzy bottom of the sea
With sunken wreck and sumless treasuries. William Shakespeare.
Thy sumptuous buildings
Have cost a mass of publick treasury. William Shakespeare, Henry VI.
And yet I know not how conceit may rob
The treasury of life, when life itself
Yields to the theft. William Shakespeare, King Lear.
He had a purpose to furnish a fair case in that university with choice collections from all parts, like that famous treasury of knowledge at Oxford. Henry Wotton.
The state of the treasury the king best knows. William Temple.
Physicians, by treasuries of just observations, grow to skill in the art of healing. Isaac Watts.
A treasury is either A government department related to finance and taxation, a finance ministry. A place or location where treasure, such as currency or precious items are kept. These can be state or royal property, church treasure or in private ownership.The head of a treasury is typically known as a treasurer. This position may not necessarily have the final control over the actions of the treasury, particularly if they are not an elected representative. The adjective for a treasury is normally treasurial. The adjective "tresorial" can also be used, but this normally means pertaining to a treasurer.
The treasury is a government department responsible for managing the financial resources, revenue collections, public expenditures, and public debt of a country. It oversees financial and monetary policies, often including the issuance of bonds and notes, creation of budgets, management of government accounts and tax collection. It plays a critical role in the economic stability and fiscal policy of a nation. Additionally, in a company, it refers to the department responsible for financial operations, such as cash management, investment planning, and financial risk management.
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 treasury is either ⁕A government department related to finance and taxation. ⁕A place where currency or precious items is/are kept. The head of a treasury is typically known as a treasurer. This position may not necessarily have the final control over the actions of the treasury, particularly if they are not an elected representative. The adjective for a treasury is normally "treasurial". The adjective "tresorial" can also be used, but this normally means pertaining to a treasurer.
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Rank popularity for the word 'Treasury' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3634
Rank popularity for the word 'Treasury' in Nouns Frequency: #1502
The numerical value of Treasury in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of Treasury in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Liquidity in the Treasury market is now bifurcated; there remains ample liquidity for the six benchmark bonds but rapidly declining liquidity in the hundreds of off the runs, the Treasury market needs a fully functioning curve to retain its position as a rates standard. Without a standard, you run the risk of further decrease in activity and liquidity.
To exclude from positions of trust and command all those below the age of 44 would have kept Jefferson from writing the Declaration of Independence, Washington from commanding the Continental Army, Madison from fathering the Constitution, Hamilton from serving as secretary of the treasury, Clay from being elected speaker of the House and Christopher Columbus from discovering America.
Well, Mr. Secretary, I lived in a house without electricity too. No running water, no telephone...I can stand toe-to-toe with you. in response to Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill
So 'jail, no bail' gave us an opportunity to be arrested, spend the 30 days in jail without paying the money. In so doing, it would help keep the money in our treasury and not swell the treasury of the city and the county, after that, it caught on. By summer, you had kids from all over the country filling the jailhouses up.
Interestingly, despite the 10-year Treasury yield closing at 1.71% yesterday - its lowest closing value since November 4, 2016 - authorized participants and ETF investors were net redeemers of taxable bond ETFs at negative $5.7 billion, with the second-largest net redemption occurring in our government-Treasury macro-group at negative $1.6 billion, keep in mind that normally there is an inverse relationship between yield and price. The average government-Treasury ETF posted a 1.69% return for the fund-flows week ended August 7, 2019.
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- خزانه, مجموعه, گنجینه, خزانهداریPersian
- aarrekammio, aarreaittaFinnish
- államkincstár, kincstárHungarian
- tesoro, tesoreriaItalian
- 国庫, 金庫, 宝庫Japanese
- vistierie (de stat), tezaur, tezaur literar, trezorerii, tezaur de stat, trezorerieRomanian
- казна, сокровищница, казначействоRussian
- wizara ya hazinaSwahili
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