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treasurer

Syllabification: treas·ur·er
Pronunciation: /ˈtreZH(ə)rər
 
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Definition of treasurer in English:

noun

A person appointed to administer or manage the financial assets and liabilities of a society, company, local authority, or other body.
Example sentences
  • Male financial managers and treasurers were found to be earning 40% more than women in the same role.
  • The treasurer gave the financial account of the past year and the secretary gave an account of the yearly work undertaken and all officers were re-elected.
  • Even when he was the company's treasurer and chief financial officer in Europe, he went about his work quietly.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French tresorier, from tresor (see treasure), influenced by late Latin thesaurarius.

Derivatives

treasurership

1
noun
Example sentences
  • For a minor post £200 or so would be offered, with competitive bids of £1,000 to £4,000 taken for such lucrative offices as the receivership of the court of wards or treasurership at war.
  • Many of the colony's laws for the years between 1735 and 1740 have been lost, so what happened to the public treasurership during that time is largely a matter of speculation.
  • Since retiring I have had a number of part time jobs and treasurerships which have kept me occupied, although I have now reduced this down to one day a week as it was interfering with my leisure time.

Words that rhyme with treasurer

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