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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcoffercof‧fer /ˈkɒfə $ ˈkɒːfər, ˈkɑː-/ noun [countable]  1 somebody’s coffers2 DHFa large strong box used to hold valuable or religious objects
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cofferAt first there was a period of confusion as porters, cursing and sweating, brought up bags, chests and coffers.They fill their campaign coffers with money from the oligarchs and monopolists of timber, railroad, utilities and mining.No money ever left the federal coffers without carrying a baggage of conditions, guidelines, and restrictions.But of course it wishes to replenish its coffers.Programs that hived off fortunes into their own coffers.It won't be easy, not with the coffers bare and momentum now turned in the downward direction.
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