treasurer
noun Date: 14th century 1. a guardian of a collection of treasures ; curator 2. an officer entrusted with the receipt, care, and disbursement of funds: as a. a governmental officer charged with receiving, keeping, and disbursing public revenues b. the executive financial officer of a club, society, or business corporation • treasurership noun

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  • Treasurer — Treas ur*er, n. [OE. tresourer, F. tr[ e]sorier.] One who has the care of a treasure or treasure or treasury; an officer who receives the public money arising from taxes and duties, or other sources of revenue, takes charge of the same, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • treasurer — trea·sur·er n: an officer entrusted with the receipt, care, and disbursement of funds: as a: a governmental officer charged with keeping, receiving, and disbursing public revenues b: the executive financial officer of a club, society, or business …   Law dictionary

  • treasurer — late 13c., from O.Fr. tresorier (see TREASURE (Cf. treasure)) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • treasurer — [trezh′ər ər] n. [ME tresorer < Anglo Fr tresorer, for OFr tresorier < tresor: see TREASURE] a person in charge of a treasure or treasury; specif., an officer in charge of the funds or finances, as of a government, corporation, or society… …   English World dictionary

  • Treasurer — In many governments, a treasurer is the person responsible for running the treasury. Treasurers are also employed by organizations such as clubs to look after funds.GovernmentThe Treasury of a country is the department responsible for the country …   Wikipedia

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  • treasurer — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ assistant ▪ honorary (BrE) ▪ the honorary treasurer of the rugby club ▪ corporate ▪ church, class …   Collocations dictionary

  • Treasurer — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Treasurer >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 treasurer treasurer Sgm: N 1 bursar bursar bursary Sgm: N 1 purser purser purse bearer Sgm: N 1 cash keeper cash keeper banker Sgm: N 1 depositary …   English dictionary for students

  • treasurer — noun a person appointed to administer or manage the financial assets and liabilities of a society, company, etc. ↘(also Lord Treasurer or Lord High Treasurer) Brit. historical the head of the Exchequer. Derivatives treasurership noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • treasurer — UK [ˈtreʒərə(r)] / US [ˈtreʒərər] noun [countable] Word forms treasurer : singular treasurer plural treasurers someone who is in charge of the money that belongs to an organization …   English dictionary

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