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n, pl -uries
(Banking & Finance) (formerly)US a branch of the Treasury
subˈtreasurer n
subˈtreasurership n
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(sʌbˈtrɛʒ ə ri, ˈsʌbˌtrɛʒ-)

n., pl. -ur•ies.
a subordinate or branch treasury.
[1830–40, Amer.]
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Noun1.subtreasury - a subordinate treasury or place of deposit
exchequer, treasury - the funds of a government or institution or individual
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