safe-deposit

safe-deposit
noun
a fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables
Hypernyms: ↑strongbox, ↑deedbox

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷\ adjective
: of, providing, or constituting a box or vault for the storage of valuables in safety

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/sayf"di poz'it/, adj.
providing safekeeping for valuables: a safe-deposit vault. Also, safety-deposit.
[1775-85, Amer.]

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safeˈ-deposit or safeˈty-deposit noun
A vault, etc providing safe storage for valuables
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Main Entry:safe

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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