subtreasury

[ suhb-trezh-uh-ree, suhb-trezh- ]
/ sʌbˈtrɛʒ ə ri, ˈsʌbˌtrɛʒ- /
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noun, plural sub·treas·ur·ies.

a subordinate or branch treasury.
(formerly) any of the branch treasuries maintained by the U.S. government.

Nearby words

  1. subtraction,
  2. subtractive,
  3. subtractive color,
  4. subtractive process,
  5. subtrahend,
  6. subtropical,
  7. subtropical high,
  8. subtropics,
  9. subtweet,
  10. subtype

Origin of subtreasury

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40; sub- + treasury

Related formssub·treas·ur·er, nounsub·treas·ur·er·ship, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for subtreasury

subtreasury

/ (sʌbˈtrɛʒərɪ) /

noun plural -uries

US a branch treasury
Derived Formssubtreasurer, nounsubtreasurership, noun

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