Definition of safe keeping noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    safe keeping

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    noun
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  1. 1the fact of something being in a safe place where it will not be lost or damaged She had put her watch in her pocket for safe keeping.
  2. 2the fact of somebody/something being taken care of by somebody who can be trusted The documents are in the safe keeping of our lawyers.