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treasurer

[trezh-er-er]
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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 of treasurer

1250–1300; Middle English tresorer < Anglo-French < Late Latin thēsaurārius. See treasure, -er2
Related formstreas·ur·er·ship, nounun·der·treas·ur·er, noun
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Examples from the Web for treasurership

Historical Examples

  • We made a last stand on the Athletic Association treasurership.

    At Good Old Siwash

    George Fitch

  • A few minutes afterwards Mrs. Galton offered her the treasurership.

    Manslaughter

    Alice Duer Miller

  • John S. Cook, the leading banker of this town, accepted the treasurership on the same representations.

  • Oh, by the way, I have made up my mind to take that treasurership—beastly nuisance, eh?

    The Major

    Ralph Connor

  • When peace was made, Edward summoned him again as a baron and gave him the Garter and the treasurership of his household.


British Dictionary definitions for treasurership

treasurer

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

Treasurer

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 treasurership

treasurer

n.

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

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