Definition of depository noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

depository

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BrE BrE//dɪˈpɒzɪtri//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪˈpɑːzətɔːri//
 
(pl. depositories)
 
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a place where things can be stored Word Origin mid 17th cent. (denoting a depositary): from late Latin depositorium, from deposit- ‘laid aside’, from the verb deponere ‘to lay aside’.
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