Meaning of COFFER in English


[noun] [C] - a large strong box in which money or valuable objects are keptThe coffers of an organization is the money in its bank accounts that it has available to spend.There's nothing left in the government's coffers.The investigation revealed that town officials regularly dipped into the town's coffers (= used the town's money) to finance their own holidays.

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.