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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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And yet that is the case of bad officers, treasurers, ambassadors, generals, and other false and corrupt servants; which set a bias upon their bowl, of their own petty ends and envies, to the overthrow of their master's great and important affairs.
Now the power of election and censure are of the utmost consequence, and this, as has been said, in some states they entrust to the people; for the general assembly is the supreme court of all, and they have a voice in this, and deliberate in all public affairs, and try all causes, without any objection to the meanness of their circumstances, and at any age: but their treasurers, generals, and other great officers of state are taken from men of great fortune and worth.
Choice of rooms and of seats at the tables apportioned in the order in which passages are engaged; and no passage considered engaged until ten percent of the passage money is deposited with the treasurer.
Gentlemen, I applied that money to the purpose for which I took it; I paid it as an initiation fee and one year's dues in advance to the Treasurer of the Cashiers' Mutual Defence Association.
I turned round to apologize; it was my brother in office, the estimable Treasurer of the Duskydale Institute.
For it has occurred to me that it is a good thing to have a Royal Treasurer who is made of money.
At the end of the week I went to the treasurer of the Hampton Institute, General J.
Well, since the king possesses a million, he must want a treasurer.
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.
You will send two good men, they will be taken charge of by Treasurer Higgins of this lodge, whose address you know.
After reflecting a moment, temporarily sheltered beneath the little wicket of the prison of the treasurer of the Sainte- Chappelle, as to the shelter which he would select for the night, having all the pavements of Paris to choose from, he remembered to have noticed the week previously in the Rue de la Savaterie, at the door of a councillor of the parliament, a stepping stone for mounting a mule, and to have said to himself that that stone would furnish, on occasion, a very excellent pillow for a mendicant or a poet.
Go to the king's treasurer, at Blois; tell him your name and show him this letter; you will receive two hundred pistoles.