depository

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noun de·pos·i·to·ry \di-ˈpä-zə-ˌtȯr-ē\

Definition of depository

plural

depositories

  1. 1 :  depositary 1 a depository of ancient tradition

  2. 2 :  a place where something is placed or deposited especially for safekeeping a book depository a depository for government funds

Examples of depository in a sentence

  1. The bank is used as a depository for government funds.

Origin and Etymology of depository

see 1deposit


First Known Use: 1656


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depository

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noun de·pos·i·to·ry \di-ˈpä-zə-ˌtōr-ē\

Legal Definition of depository

plural

depositories

  1. 1 :  a place where something is deposited especially for safekeeping night depository; specifically :  a bank chosen for the depositing of government funds

  2. 2 :  depositary





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