A treasury is either
- A government department related to finance and taxation, a finance ministry.
- A place or location where treasure, such as currency or precious items are kept. These can be state or royal property, church valuables or in private ownership.
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The head of a treasury is typically known as a treasurer. This position may not necessarily have the final control over the actions of the treasury, particularly if they are not an elected representative.
The adjective for a treasury is normally treasurial. The adjective "tresorial" can also be used, but this normally means pertaining to a treasurer.