Meaning of COFFER in English

COFFER

transcription, транскрипция: [ kɒfə(r) ]

( coffers)

1.

A coffer is a large strong chest used for storing valuable objects such as money or gold and silver. ( OLD-FASHIONED )

N-COUNT

2.

The coffers of an organization consist of the money that it has to spend, imagined as being collected together in one place.

The proceeds from the lottery go towards sports and recreation, as well as swelling the coffers of the government...

N-PLURAL : with supp , oft N of n , n N

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