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treasure
American English: /ˈtrɛʒər/
British English: /ˈtrɛʒə/

Translation of treasure in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 uncountable (hoard of wealth)
    tesoros (masculine plural)
    they were hunting for buried treasure
    buscaban tesoros escondidos
    the galleon was laden with treasure
    el galeón estaba lleno de riquezas
    Example sentences
    • He drew it back, cradling it like precious treasure.
    • Russia, having annexed the Crimea, had embarked on a titanic struggle with the Ottoman Empire which was absorbing stupendous quantities of manpower and treasure.
    • He had always sort of imagined love, a fact he guarded more carefully than the most precious of his treasure.
  • 2 countable (something valuable, prized) the treasures of Antiquity
    los tesoros de la antigüedad
    art treasures
    tesoros artísticos
    this letter is one of my treasures
    esta carta es uno de mis más preciados tesoros
    a good mechanic is a real treasure
    un buen mecánico es una verdadera joya
    a treasure house of information
    una mina de información
    Example sentences
    • Ancient manuscripts depicting the history of Armenia are housed in the national library, Madenataran, and are valued national and historical treasures.
    • Sometimes, this involved the omission of some real treasures.
    • If you don't drink the occasional bottle of Californian wine, then you're missing out on some real treasures.
  • 3 (term of endearment) you're a treasure!
    ¡eres un tesoro!
    Example sentences
    • He's a national treasure and I just love the guy.
    • Congratulations Maureen; you're one of Kilmead's real treasures.
    • Oliver's been a real treasure and has loosely formed a routine for both day and night.

transitive verb

  • 1 (value greatly) thank you for the book, I shall always treasure it
    gracias por el libro, siempre significará muchísimo para mí
    you should treasure a friend like him
    deberías apreciar or valorar muchísimo a un amigo como él
    I treasure the moments we spent together
    el recuerdo de los momentos que pasamos juntos es muy preciado para mí
    atesoro el recuerdo de los momentos que pasamos juntos [literary]
  • 2
    also: treasured past participle of
    my most treasured possession
    mi bien más preciado [literary]

Phrasal verbs

treasure up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
[literary]
(memories/letters)
atesorar
guardar como un tesoro

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