Translation of treasury in Spanish:
noun plural -ries
- 1 1.1 (public, communal funds)Example sentences1.2the Treasury o the treasury
Department of the Treasury (in US)el fiscoel tesoro (público)(before noun) the Treasury Bench (in UK Parliament)Departamento (masculine) del Tesoro (de los Estados Unidos)≈ ministerio (masculine) de Haciendatreasury stocklos escaños de los miembros del Gobierno(in US)(in UK)bonos (masculine plural) del estado
- 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.
- 2 (anthology) she's a treasury of local anecdotesse sabe montones de anécdotas del lugarExample sentences
- 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.
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