treasure

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Pronunciation[change]

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  • Hyphenation: trea‧sure

Noun[change]

Singular
treasure

Plural
treasures

Treasure

(countable & uncountable)

  1. (uncountable) Treasure is a collection of valuable things, such as gold, diamonds, money, etc.
    Going after buried treasure is just as scary in real life as it is in the movies.
    I felt like I was in a children's novel, or a story of hidden treasure.
  2. (countable) A treasure is something or someone that is very valuable or important.
    As an actor, he's a national treasure.

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Plain form
treasure

Third-person singular
treasures

Past tense
treasured

Past participle
treasured

Present participle
treasuring

  1. (transitive) If you treasure something that belongs to you, you take good care of it; it is very important to you.
    We will always treasure the memories of his visits.

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