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None of these features photographs of the historic houses, art treasures or natural landscapes which the trust was set up to protect and promote. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These dogs are significant assets: treasured, precious and guarded. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are prizes in an interactive treasure hunt across London, set up to promote a new product. The Sun (2016)Send him on treasure hunts to find gifts. Christianity Today (2000)They are a constant source of amazing lost treasure with such an eclectic mix. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The fragments of gold are legally treasure and must be declared to finds liaison officers. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You do not behave like that in our most treasured house of the people. The Sun (2013)This collection is a treasure chest and the performances are blissfully vivid. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The gang made no attempt to steal valuable treasures. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The art treasures have been valued by an expert who wishes to remain anonymous. Times, Sunday Times (2015)What treasure house of art offers a less welcoming face to the world? Times, Sunday Times (2007)He may not have sat gloating in some gloomy back room over his great hoard of treasures. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We were such a close family unit and time together was treasured and precious. The Sun (2010)Look on it as a treasure hunt. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This manuscript is one of our nation's great treasures. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Here are rare Chinese treasures that cannot be matched by any other museum in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Then the drumming resumes, and each family group produces its most prized treasure. BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)Each is a historical and artistic treasure in its own right, and some bear unusual features. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Hidden treasure sitting undisturbed for four centuries, which divers risk their lives to recover. Times, Sunday Times (2009)SPORTS stars have lined up to back the new bid to save our treasured playing fields. The Sun (2010)There is a treasure trove of great young players in South America now. The Sun (2007)
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British English: treasure /ˈtrɛʒə/ NOUN
In children's stories, treasure is a collection of valuable old objects, such as gold coins and jewels.
- American English: treasure
- Arabic: كَنْز
- Brazilian Portuguese: tesouro
- Chinese: 财宝
- Croatian: blago stoka
- Czech: poklad
- Danish: skat kostbar samling
- Dutch: schat
- European Spanish: tesoro
- Finnish: aarre
- French: trésor
- German: Schatz
- Greek: θησαυρός
- Italian: tesoro
- Japanese: 財宝
- Korean: 보물
- Norwegian: skatt noe verdifullt
- Polish: skarb
- European Portuguese: tesouro
- Romanian: comoară
- Russian: сокровище
- Spanish: tesoro
- Swedish: skatt fynd
- Thai: สมบัติ
- Turkish: define
- Ukrainian: скарб
- Vietnamese: kho báu
British English: treasure VERB
If you treasure something that you have, you keep it or care for it carefully because it gives you great pleasure and you think it is very special.
She treasures her memories of those joyous days.
Definition of treasure from the Collins English Dictionary
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