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One who has charge of funds or revenues, especially the chief financial officer of a government, corporation, or association.

[Middle English tresurer, from Anglo-Norman tresorer, from Late Latin thēsaurārius, from Latin, of treasure, from thēsaurus, treasure; see treasure.]


a person appointed to look after the funds of a society, company, city, or other governing body
ˈtreasurership n


(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in the Commonwealth of Australia and each of the Australian states) the minister of finance


(ˈtrɛʒ ər ər)

1. an officer of a government, corporation, association, etc., in charge of the receipt, care, and disbursement of money.
2. a person who is in charge of treasure or a treasury.
[1250–1300; Middle English tresorer < Anglo-French < Late Latin thēsaurārius. See treasure, -er2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.treasurer - an officer charged with receiving and disbursing fundstreasurer - an officer charged with receiving and disbursing funds
money dealer, money handler - a person who receives or invests or pays out money
bursar - the treasurer at a college or university
chamberlain - the treasurer of a municipal corporation
state treasurer - the treasurer for a state government
thủ quỹ


[ˈtreʒərəʳ] Ntesorero/a m/f


[ˈtrɛʒərər] ntrésorier/ière m/ftreasure-trove [ˈtrɛʒərtrəʊv] n
(= treasure) → trésor m
(= valuable collection) → mine f de trésors
(= rich source) → mine f


n (of club)Kassenwart(in) m(f), → Kassenverwalter(in) m(f); (= city treasurer)Stadtkämmerer m/-kämmerin f; (of business)Leiter(in) m(f)der Finanzabteilung; (of king)Schatzmeister(in) m(f)


[ˈtrɛʒrəʳ] ntesoriere/a


(ˈtreʒə) noun
1. a store of money, gold, jewels etc. The miser kept a secret hoard of treasure; (also adjective) a treasure chest.
2. something very valuable. Our babysitter is a real treasure!
1. to value; to think of as very valuable. I treasure the hours I spend in the country.
2. to keep (something) carefully because one values it. I treasure the book you gave me.
ˈtreasured adjective
regarded as precious; valued. The photograph of her son is her most treasured possession.
ˈtreasurer noun
the person in a club, society etc, who looks after the money.


أَمِيـنُ الصُّنْدُوق pokladník kasserer Kassenwart ταμίας συλλόγου tesorero varainhoitaja trésorier blagajnik tesoriere 会計係 경리 penningmeester kasserer skarbnik tesoureiro казначей kassör เหรัญญิก veznedar thủ quỹ 财务总管
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It was when Ned came back to his room, which adjoined Tom's, that the young treasurer gave his chum the news.
Because he is treasurer and manager of the establishment.
When each had taken his own proportion of the booty, and while the treasurer, accompanied by four tall yeomen, was transporting that belonging to the state to some place of concealment or of security, the portion devoted to the church still remained unappropriated.
Flimnap, the treasurer, is allowed to cut a caper on the straight rope, at least an inch higher than any other lord in the whole empire.
After a few days the Princess Badoura promoted Camaralzaman to the post of grand treasurer, an office which he filled with so much integrity and benevolence as to win universal esteem.
By this assistance, after many interviews with the bassa's agents, we agreed to pay four thousand three hundred crowns, which were accepted on condition that they should be paid down, and we should go on board within two hours: but, changing his resolution on a sudden, he sent us word by his treasurer that two of the most considerable among us should stay behind for security, while the rest went to procure the money they promised.
Of magic prince, of Zoroastric lore Monarch and treasurer, with jealous eye I view the efforts of the age to hide The gallant deeds of doughty errant knights, Who are, and ever have been, dear to me.
There are now a Secretary of War, a Secretary of Foreign Affairs, a Secretary for Domestic Affairs, a Board of Treasury, consisting of three persons, a Treasurer, assistants, clerks, etc.
I'm going, monsieur," replied Suzanne, "to Madame Granson, the treasurer of the Maternity Society, who, to my knowledge, has saved many a poor girl in my condition from suicide.
Here is an order for two hundred pistoles; call upon my treasurer and get the money.
Go to the king's treasurer, at Blois; tell him your name and show him this letter; you will receive two hundred pistoles.
Then the expense was mentioned; but Richard reminded Hiram that his cousin paid, and that he was treasurer.