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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.
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Origin of subtreasury

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

OTHER WORDS FROM subtreasury

sub·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 forms of subtreasury

subtreasurer, nounsubtreasurership, noun
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