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Definition of coffer noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˈkɑfər//
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  1. 1[countable] a large strong box, used in the past for storing money or valuable objects
  2. 2coffers [plural] a way of referring to the money that a government, an organization, etc. has available to spend The nation's coffers are empty.
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