Definición de treasury en inglés:

treasury

Saltos de línea: treas|ury
Pronunciación: /ˈtrɛʒ(ə)ri
 
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sustantivo (plural treasuries)

  • 1The funds or revenue of a state, institution, or society: the landowners' estates and assets were seized for the imperial treasury
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    • Derivatives are commonly packaged as ‘bond-like’ instruments and sold to the knuckleheads that manage things like pension funds and the treasuries of state and local governments.
    • At the same time, the central government was engaged in privatizing moribund state firms and assets, which supplemented the treasury's revenue intake.
    • He adds that it is necessary because, after he raised the corporate tax in the 1990s, funds to the treasury actually fell, as companies used loopholes to avoid taxes.
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  • 1.1 (Treasury) (In some countries) the government department responsible for budgeting for and controlling public expenditure, management of the national debt, and the overall management of the economy: he is chief secretary to the Treasury
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    • Between 1994 and 1996 he was Parliamentary Private Secretary to Ministers in the Treasury and Department of National Heritage.
    • Paul Craig Roberts was Assistant Secretary of the Treasury under President Reagan.
    • William F. Wechsler was Special Adviser to the Secretary of the Treasury from 1999 to 2001.
  • 2A place or building where treasure is stored: Henry VII had kept the peace and filled his treasury
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    • They passed treasuries, armouries, vast stores of knowledge which no-one could read and other, stranger rooms where odd lights glittered and air froze into glittering streamers which hung in the air.
    • In the museum we have a pyxis that was once a container for the Eucharist and stored in a church treasury.
    • Pat also took up bee-keeping and fly-fishing and became a volunteer at Winchester Cathedral, working in both the Triforium Gallery and the treasury.
  • 2.1A store or collection of valuable or delightful things: the old town is a treasury of ancient monuments
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    • As its publicity rightly says, ‘Kate's Kitchen’ is a ‘veritable treasury of gourmet delights’.
    • Some new translations and commentaries of ancient writings are veritable treasuries of ancient popular beliefs.
    • It's a veritable Winnie museum, a treasury of one woman's conceit of herself as the peppery, tartan Boadicea of truth, justice and parliamentary sub-committees.
    Sinónimos
    rich source, repository, storehouse, store, treasure house, treasure trove; fund, mine, bankanthology, collection, miscellany, compilation, compendium
    archaic garland

Origen

Middle English: from Old French tresorie (see treasure).

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