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treasurer

[trezh-er-er] /ˈtrɛʒ ər ər/
noun
1.
a person in charge of treasure or a treasury.
2.
an officer of a government, corporation, association, or the like, in charge of the receipt, care, and disbursement of money.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English tresorer < Anglo-French < Late Latin thēsaurārius. See treasure, -er2
Related forms
treasurership, noun
undertreasurer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for undertreasurer

treasurer

/ˈtrɛʒərə/
noun
1.
a person appointed to look after the funds of a society, company, city, or other governing body
Derived Forms
treasurership, noun

Treasurer

/ˈtrɛʒərə/
noun
1.
(in the Commonwealth of Australia and each of the Australian states) the minister of finance
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Word Origin and History for undertreasurer

treasurer

n.

late 13c., from Old French tresorier, from tresor (see treasure (n.)).

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