Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of treasure.

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Examples

  • There's a usefulness in treasuring things that have a capacity to horrify as well as delight, to a (troubled, critical, ambivalent) allegiance to those who came before in all their faults and vices.

    The Stain of Sin

  • "The letters were sentimental and really personal," said Ann Cantrell, who recalled treasuring her own parents 'and grandparents' letters from when they were young.

    News & Record Article Feed

  • In addition, old-fashioned values may be coming back in new guises, like sharing being referred to as 'fractional ownership' and quality over quantity now called 'treasuring'.

    Graham Hill: One Silver Lining: Recession Could Cripple Greenwash

  • Grant foresees 'fractional ownership' where products are shared like Zip Car, and 'treasuring' with a return to the higher-quality products that are repaired and maintained.

    The Greenwash Brigade: August 2008 Archives

  • The Imperial Navy absorbed the British Royal Navy’s values at the cellular level, to the extent of printing some texts in English, treasuring a lock of Horatio Nelson’s hair, and adopting bridge as a pastime.

    Whirlwind

  • The "treasuring" of capital instead of the investment of it is, therefore, one of the reasons why industries in Persia seldom assume large proportions.

    Across Coveted Lands or a Journey from Flushing (Holland) to Calcutta Overland

  • Apart from the apology, not much of what Rudd has done so far has given me any reason to start "treasuring" any of the feather-bedding bloodsuckers.

    Crikey » Canberra Calling

  • Through the programme thousands of posters and brochures, promoting themes such as treasuring our children and valuing older people, have been distributed to Churches and providers of essential social services throughout New Zealand.

    Christian Today

  • Another consumer strategy will 'treasuring' where people buy high quality artefacts and look after them and repair them when they wear out rather than throwing them away. "

    Off-Grid - life unplugged: solar, wind, hydro, architecture, smallholdings, free stuff

  • Recent opinion polls have shown French people split on the merits of nuclear power, as they worry over the safety of installations while treasuring their spending power and cheap electricity tariffs.

    French Opposition Parties Reach Election Alliance

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