depositation

noun
de·​pos·​i·​ta·​tion | \ də̇ˌpäzəˈtāshən, (ˈ)dēˌ- \
plural -s

Definition of depositation

1 : the act of depositing : deposit
2 Scots law : an agreement by which an owner of personal property gives possession of it to another for safekeeping to be restored upon demand

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deposit entry 1 + -ation

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“Depositation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/depositation. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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