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[dih-poz-i-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /dɪˈpɒz ɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/

noun, plural depositories.
a place where something is deposited or stored, as for safekeeping:
the night depository of a bank.
a depositary; trustee.
of or relating to a depository or depositories:
the depository role of a bank.
/dɪˈpɒzɪtərɪ; -trɪ/
noun (pl) -ries
a store, such as a warehouse, for furniture, valuables, etc; repository
a variant spelling of depositary (sense 1)

“place where things are deposited,” 1750, from Medieval Latin depositorium, from deposit-, past participle stem of Latin deponere (see deposit (v.)) + -orium (see -ory).


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