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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A facility where things can be stored for safekeeping.

Usage examples (35)
  • We offer the modern containerized method of furniture storage within a purpose built storage depository.
  • Usually it turns out the that the book depository is cheapest, but not always.
  • Friday to avoid releasing them when U.S. markets, which offer trading in American depository receipts of European banks, are still open.
  • One such depository is First State depository in Wilmington Delaware. for more
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  • If you give your valuables to a "depositary" (a person to whom you give something in trust) you would expect him to put it in a "depository" (a safe place for keeping valuables).
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