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

Definition of depository

plural depositories
1 :depositary 1
  • a depository of ancient tradition
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.

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


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